Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers.

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Mozambique distribution: N,T,MS,M
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Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 22 - 23.

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 110.

Setshogo, M.P. (2000). Notes on the grass subtribe Sorghinae (Poaceae: Andropogoneae) in the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 17(2) Page 138.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 145.

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Flora of Botswana: Sorghum halepense
Flora of Malawi: Sorghum halepense
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sorghum halepense

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

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: Sorghum halepense., retrieved 6 March 2021

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