Vossia cuspidata (Roxb.) Griff.

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Synonyms: Ischaemum cuspidatum Roxb.
Vossia procera Wall. & Griff.
Common names: Hippo grass (English) Seekoeigras (Afrikaans)
Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,S
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Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 164 - 165. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 430. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 65.

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 111.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 224 - 225. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 148.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 193.

Other sources of information about Vossia cuspidata:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Vossia cuspidata
Flora of Caprivi: Vossia cuspidata
Flora of Malawi: Vossia cuspidata
Flora of Mozambique: Vossia cuspidata
Flora of Zambia: Vossia cuspidata

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vossia cuspidata
African Plant Database: Vossia cuspidata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vossia cuspidata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vossia cuspidata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Vossia cuspidata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Vossia cuspidata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Vossia cuspidata
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Vossia cuspidata
iNaturalist: Vossia cuspidata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vossia cuspidata
JSTOR Plant Science: Vossia cuspidata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vossia cuspidata
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Vossia cuspidata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vossia cuspidata
Plants of the World Online: Vossia cuspidata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Vossia cuspidata
Tropicos: Vossia cuspidata
Wikipedia: Vossia cuspidata

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: Vossia cuspidata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=109160, retrieved 20 September 2020

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