Brachiaria malacodes (Mez & K. Schum.) Scholz

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Synonyms: Brachiaria poaeoides Stapf
Panicum malacodes Mez & K. Schum.
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Annual. Culms 25–100 cm. high. Inflorescence paniculate, the primary branches bearing pedunculate racemes, these 0.5–1 cm. long. Otherwise like B. eruciformis.
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Habitat: Damp and shady places.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 74.

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 101.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brachiaria malacodes
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Brachiaria malacodes
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brachiaria malacodes
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Brachiaria malacodes
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brachiaria malacodes
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brachiaria malacodes
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Brachiaria malacodes
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Brachiaria malacodes
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Brachiaria malacodes., retrieved 6 October 2022

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