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: Moseka (Setswana) Mosela o mogolo (Setswana) Purple plume grass (English)
Status: Native
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Botswana distribution: N,SE
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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).

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

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 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
The Plant List (version 1.1): Bothriochloa bladhii
Tropicos: Bothriochloa bladhii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Bothriochloa bladhii., retrieved 17 July 2018

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