Cynodon aethiopicus Clayton & Harlan

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: aethiopicus: of Ethiopia, a historic name for large parts of Africa
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Mozambique distribution: N
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 235 - 237.

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 102.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 133.

Other sources of information about Cynodon aethiopicus:

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Flora of Botswana: Cynodon aethiopicus
Flora of Malawi: Cynodon aethiopicus
Flora of Zambia: Cynodon aethiopicus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cynodon aethiopicus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cynodon aethiopicus., retrieved 7 August 2020

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