Tricholaena monachne (Trin.) Stapf & C.E. Hubb.

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Synonyms: Tricholaena glabra Stapf
Common names: Blousaadgras (Afrikaans) Blue-seed grass (English)
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 56.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 35.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 113 - 115. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 490. (Includes a picture).

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 33. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 63.

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 111.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 216 - 217. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 147.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 192.

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Flora of Botswana: Tricholaena monachne
Flora of Caprivi: Tricholaena monachne
Flora of Malawi: Tricholaena monachne
Flora of Mozambique: Tricholaena monachne
Flora of Zambia: Tricholaena monachne

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tricholaena monachne
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tricholaena monachne
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tricholaena monachne
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tricholaena monachne
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tricholaena monachne
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tricholaena monachne
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tricholaena monachne
JSTOR Plant Science: Tricholaena monachne
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tricholaena monachne
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Tricholaena monachne
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tricholaena monachne
Plants of the World Online: Tricholaena monachne
Tropicos: Tricholaena monachne
Wikipedia: Tricholaena monachne

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Tricholaena monachne., retrieved 4 March 2021

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