Panicum deustum Thunb.

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Status: Native
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Mozambique distribution: N,GI,M
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Insects associated with this species: Gnophodes betsimena diversa (Larval foodplant)
Metisella metis paris (Larval foodplant)
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 42.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 14 - 15.

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.

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 28.

Other sources of information about Panicum deustum:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Panicum deustum
Flora of Zambia: Panicum deustum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Panicum deustum

External websites:

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

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: Panicum deustum., retrieved 28 October 2020

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