Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf

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Synonyms: Andropogon rufus (Nees) Kunth
Common names: Geelaartamboekiegras (Afrikaans) Giant thatching grass (English) Yellow-spike thatching grass (English)
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 350.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 33. As Hyparrhenia rufa rufa

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 21. As Hyparrhenia rufa rufa

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 102 - 104. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 45.

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 105.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 140 - 141. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 139.

Other sources of information about Hyparrhenia rufa:

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Flora of Botswana: Hyparrhenia rufa
Flora of Caprivi: Hyparrhenia rufa
Flora of Malawi: Hyparrhenia rufa
Flora of Mozambique: Hyparrhenia rufa
Flora of Zambia: Hyparrhenia rufa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hyparrhenia rufa
African Plant Database: Hyparrhenia rufa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hyparrhenia rufa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hyparrhenia rufa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hyparrhenia rufa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hyparrhenia rufa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hyparrhenia rufa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Hyparrhenia rufa
iNaturalist: Hyparrhenia rufa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hyparrhenia rufa
JSTOR Plant Science: Hyparrhenia rufa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hyparrhenia rufa
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Hyparrhenia rufa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hyparrhenia rufa
Plants of the World Online: Hyparrhenia rufa
Tropicos: Hyparrhenia rufa
Wikipedia: Hyparrhenia rufa

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: Hyparrhenia rufa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=108990, retrieved 24 November 2020

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