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Diheteropogon amplectens (Nees) Clayton var. amplectens
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Diheteropogon
Basionym : Andropogon amplectens Nees
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Andropogon amplectens Nees (1841)
 Cymbachne amplectens (Nees) Roberty
 Diheteropogon amplectens (Nees) Clayton
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cymbachne amplectens subvar. heteropogonoides Roberty (1960)
=Cymbopogon subcordatifolius De Wild. (1919)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 2 m. Alt: 30 - 2200 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2002). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[4]: 92-95

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 24: t.922 (1944).
  • Kew Bull. 20: 75 (1966)
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