Thelepogon elegans Roem. & Schult.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: elegans: elegant
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 365. (Includes a picture).

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 54 - 55. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 62.

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Flora of Caprivi: Thelepogon elegans
Flora of Malawi: Thelepogon elegans
Flora of Mozambique: Thelepogon elegans
Flora of Zambia: Thelepogon elegans

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Thelepogon elegans
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Thelepogon elegans
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Thelepogon elegans
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Thelepogon elegans
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Thelepogon elegans
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JSTOR Plant Science: Thelepogon elegans
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Thelepogon elegans
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Thelepogon elegans
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Thelepogon elegans
The Plant List (version 1.1): Thelepogon elegans
Tropicos: Thelepogon elegans

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: Thelepogon elegans., retrieved 22 July 2019

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