Cleistachne sorghoides Benth.

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Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 14.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 32 - 34. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 33.

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 101.

Setshogo, M.P. (2000). Notes on the grass subtribe Sorghinae (Poaceae: Andropogoneae) in the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 17(2) Page 136.

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Flora of Malawi: Cleistachne sorghoides
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cleistachne sorghoides
African Plant Database: Cleistachne sorghoides
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cleistachne sorghoides
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cleistachne sorghoides
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cleistachne sorghoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cleistachne sorghoides
Plants of the World Online: Cleistachne sorghoides
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Wikipedia: Cleistachne sorghoides

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: Cleistachne sorghoides., retrieved 25 October 2020

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