Andropogon gayanus Kunth

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Synonyms: var. polycladus (Hack.) Clayton
Andropogon gayanus Kunth var. squamulatus (Hochst.) Stapf
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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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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 338.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 4. As Andropogon gayanus polycladus

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 68 - 69. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 458. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 28. As Andropogon gayanus squamulatus

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 32 - 33. as var. polycladus (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Andropogon gayanus
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Andropogon gayanus
African Plant Database: Andropogon gayanus
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Andropogon gayanus
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Ispot Southern Africa: Andropogon gayanus
JSTOR Plant Science: Andropogon gayanus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Andropogon gayanus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Andropogon gayanus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Andropogon gayanus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Andropogon gayanus
Tropicos: Andropogon gayanus

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: Andropogon gayanus., retrieved 21 July 2019

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