Schizachyrium platyphyllum (Franch.) Stapf

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Status: Native
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Malawi distribution: N,S
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Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Page 83.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 58.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 152.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Schizachyrium platyphyllum
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Schizachyrium platyphyllum., retrieved 25 September 2023

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