Festuca abyssinica A. Rich.

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: abyssinica: of Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 348.

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 55 - 56. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 148.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Festuca abyssinica
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Festuca abyssinica
The Plant List (version 1.1): Festuca abyssinica
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Festuca abyssinica.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103510, retrieved 19 November 2017

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