Miscanthus junceus (Stapf) Pilg.

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Synonyms: Erianthus teretifolius Stapf
Miscanthidium junceum (Stapf) Stapf
Miscanthidium teretifolium (Stapf) Stapf
Common names: Besemgras (Afrikaans) Pampas grass (English) Wireleaf daba grass (English)
Derivation of specific name: junceus: Juncus- or rush-like
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 39.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 25.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 8 - 10.

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 107.

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 96. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 152 - 153. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 141.

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 190.

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Flora of Botswana: Miscanthus junceus
Flora of Caprivi: Miscanthus junceus
Flora of Zambia: Miscanthus junceus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Miscanthus junceus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=108180, retrieved 4 December 2020

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