Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.

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Common names: Finger millet (English) Rapoko (Shona)
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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 342. as Eleusine coracana africana (Includes a picture).

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 156 - 157. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 67.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 103.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 85.

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Flora of Malawi: Eleusine coracana
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Eleusine coracana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eleusine coracana

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eleusine coracana
African Plant Database: Eleusine coracana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eleusine coracana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eleusine coracana
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eleusine coracana
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JSTOR Plant Science: Eleusine coracana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eleusine coracana
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eleusine coracana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eleusine coracana
Plants of the World Online: Eleusine coracana
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eleusine coracana
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Wikipedia: Eleusine coracana


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Eleusine coracana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=105340, retrieved 14 October 2019

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