Ischaemum afrum (J.F. Gmel.) Dandy

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Synonyms: Ischaemum brachyatherum (Hochst.) Fenzl ex Hack.
Ischaemum glaucostachyum Stapf
Common names: Turf grass (English)
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Status: Native
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Botswana distribution: N,SE
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 22.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 51 - 52. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 146 - 147. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 140.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 149.

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Flora of Malawi: Ischaemum afrum
Flora of Mozambique: Ischaemum afrum
Flora of Zambia: Ischaemum afrum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ischaemum afrum

External websites:

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


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: Ischaemum afrum.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=108420, retrieved 16 July 2018

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