Cenchrus polystachios (L.) Morrone
subsp. polystachios

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Synonyms: Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult. subsp. polystachion
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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,E
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 181.

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

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

Other sources of information about Cenchrus polystachios subsp. polystachios:

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Flora of Malawi: Cenchrus polystachios subsp. polystachios
Flora of Mozambique: Cenchrus polystachios subsp. polystachios
Flora of Zambia: Cenchrus polystachios subsp. polystachios

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cenchrus polystachios
African Plant Database: Cenchrus polystachios
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cenchrus polystachios
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cenchrus polystachios
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cenchrus polystachios
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cenchrus polystachios
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cenchrus polystachios
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cenchrus polystachios
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cenchrus polystachios
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cenchrus polystachios
Ispot Southern Africa: Cenchrus polystachios
JSTOR Plant Science: Cenchrus polystachios
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cenchrus polystachios
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cenchrus polystachios
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cenchrus polystachios
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cenchrus polystachios
Tropicos: Cenchrus polystachios

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cenchrus polystachios subsp. polystachios.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107840, retrieved 17 July 2019

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