Tristachya superba (De Not.) Schweinf. & Asch.

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Synonyms: Loudetia superba De Not.
Trichopteryx gigantea Stapf
Tristachya angusta J.B. Phipps
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: superba: superb, proud
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
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Literature:

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 206 - 207.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 47. As Loudetia superba

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 193.


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Flora of Botswana: Tristachya superba
Flora of Caprivi: Tristachya superba
Flora of Malawi: Tristachya superba
Flora of Mozambique: Tristachya superba
Flora of Zambia: Tristachya superba

External websites:

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


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: Tristachya superba.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=108070, retrieved 19 July 2019

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