Echinochloa oryzoides (Ard.) Fritsch

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Synonyms: Panicum oryzoides Ard.
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Status: Introduced
Like E. crus-galli but lowest raceme simple, spikelets 3.8–6.5 mm. long, superior lemma 3.5–5 mm. long.
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Habitat: A crop mimic infesting rice fields.
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Worldwide distribution: Apparently originating in the Mediterranean region and Middle Fast, but now widespread, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 53.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 103.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Echinochloa oryzoides
African Plant Database: Echinochloa oryzoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Echinochloa oryzoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Echinochloa oryzoides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Echinochloa oryzoides
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iNaturalist: Echinochloa oryzoides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Echinochloa oryzoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Echinochloa oryzoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Echinochloa oryzoides
Plants of the World Online: Echinochloa oryzoides
Tropicos: Echinochloa oryzoides
Wikipedia: Echinochloa oryzoides

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Echinochloa oryzoides., retrieved 16 April 2024

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