Bothriochloa bladhii (Retz.) S.T. Blake

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Synonyms: Andropogon intermedius R. Br.
Bothriochloa glabra (Roxb.) A.Camus
Dichanthium bladhii (Retz.) Clayton
Common names: Purple plume grass (English)
Status: Native
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Mozambique distribution: N,Z,MS,M
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 9.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 6.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 45 - 47. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 30. As Bothriochloa caucasica (p. 66), B. glabra glabra and B. glabra epunctata

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 100.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 50 - 51. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2000). Notes on the grass subtribe Sorghinae (Poaceae: Andropogoneae) in the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 17(2) Page 144.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 131.

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Flora of Botswana: Bothriochloa bladhii
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Flora of Zambia: Bothriochloa bladhii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bothriochloa bladhii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bothriochloa bladhii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bothriochloa bladhii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Bothriochloa bladhii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bothriochloa bladhii
Plants of the World Online: Bothriochloa bladhii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Bothriochloa bladhii
Tropicos: Bothriochloa bladhii
Wikipedia: Bothriochloa bladhii

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: Bothriochloa bladhii., retrieved 22 September 2020

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