Schizachyrium jeffreysii (Hack.) Stapf

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Synonyms: Andropogon arthropogon Pilg.
Andropogon jeffreysii Hack.
Schizachyrium ursulum Stapf
Common names: Harige herfstgras (Afrikaans) Silky autumn grass (English)
Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 32.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 86 - 87.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 462. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 57.

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 109.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 174 - 175. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 144.

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Flora of Botswana: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
Flora of Caprivi: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
Flora of Malawi: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
Flora of Mozambique: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
Flora of Zambia: Schizachyrium jeffreysii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Schizachyrium jeffreysii
African Plant Database: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Schizachyrium jeffreysii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
Plants of the World Online: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
Tropicos: Schizachyrium jeffreysii
Wikipedia: Schizachyrium jeffreysii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Schizachyrium jeffreysii., retrieved 27 February 2021

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