Dactyloctenium australe Steud.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Durban grass (English) LM grass (English) Natal crowfoot (English)
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Status: Native?
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Derivation of specific name: australe: southern
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa
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Literature:

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Page 77. (Includes a picture).

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 27.

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Flora of Caprivi: Dactyloctenium australe
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Dactyloctenium australe
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Dactyloctenium australe

External websites:

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


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: Dactyloctenium australe.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=145890, retrieved 23 October 2020

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