Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle

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Synonyms: Andropogon nardus L. var. validus Stapf
Cymbopogon validus (Stapf) Burtt Davy
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Status: Native
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Mozambique distribution: N,MS,GI,M
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 18.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 12.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Page 80.

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 101.

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

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 85.

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Flora of Botswana: Cymbopogon nardus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cymbopogon nardus

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

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: Cymbopogon nardus., retrieved 19 September 2020

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