Cymbopogon caesius (Hook. & Arn.) Stapf
subsp. giganteus (Chiov.) Sales

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Synonyms: Andropogon giganteus Hochst.
Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: caesius: bluish-grey; giganteus: huge, gigantic
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Literature:

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 76 - 80. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 34. As Cymbopogon giganteus

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. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 133.


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Flora of Botswana: Cymbopogon caesius subsp. giganteus
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Flora of Zambia: Cymbopogon caesius subsp. giganteus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cymbopogon caesius
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cymbopogon caesius
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JSTOR Plant Science: Cymbopogon caesius
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cymbopogon caesius
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cymbopogon caesius
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cymbopogon caesius
Plants of the World Online: Cymbopogon caesius
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cymbopogon caesius
Tropicos: Cymbopogon caesius
Wikipedia: Cymbopogon caesius


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: Cymbopogon caesius subsp. giganteus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=108670, retrieved 23 August 2019

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