Oropetium capense Stapf

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: capense: of the Cape
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Mozambique distribution: M
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 32 - 34. (Includes a picture).

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 107.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 141.

Other sources of information about Oropetium capense:

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Flora of Botswana: Oropetium capense
Flora of Zimbabwe: Oropetium capense

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Oropetium capense.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104540, retrieved 24 January 2021

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