Cenchrus macrourus (Trin.) Morrone

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Synonyms: Pennisetum angolense Rendle
Pennisetum glaucocladum Stapf & C.E. Hubb.
Pennisetum macropogon Stapf & C.E. Hubb.
Pennisetum macrourum Trin.
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Status: Native
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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 43.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 28.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 185 - 186.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 509. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 53. As Pennisetum angolense, P. davyi, P. glaucocladum and P. exile

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 108. As Pennisetum macrourum

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 142.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 151.

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 191.

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Flora of Botswana: Cenchrus macrourus
Flora of Caprivi: Cenchrus macrourus
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Cenchrus macrourus
Flora of Malawi: Cenchrus macrourus
Flora of Zambia: Cenchrus macrourus

External websites:

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

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: Cenchrus macrourus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107820, retrieved 20 May 2024

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