Cenchrus purpureus (Schumach.) Morrone

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Synonyms: Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: purpureus: purple
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Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T,MS
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 28.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 180 - 181.

Other sources of information about Cenchrus purpureus:

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Flora of Malawi: Cenchrus purpureus
Flora of Zambia: Cenchrus purpureus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cenchrus purpureus
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Cenchrus purpureus

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cenchrus purpureus.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107860, retrieved 22 November 2017

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