Festuca arundinacea Schreb.

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It can be distinguished from the other spp. of Festuca of the Flora Zambesiaca area by the minutely hairy falcate auricles at the base of the leaf-laminae.
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Worldwide distribution: is a temperate sp. which has been introduced as a pasture grass into various parts of Africa, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: C
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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 105.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Festuca arundinacea
African Plant Database: Festuca arundinacea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Festuca arundinacea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Festuca arundinacea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Festuca arundinacea
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iNaturalist: Festuca arundinacea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Festuca arundinacea
JSTOR Plant Science: Festuca arundinacea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Festuca arundinacea
Plants of the World Online: Festuca arundinacea
Tropicos: Festuca arundinacea
Wikipedia: Festuca arundinacea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Festuca arundinacea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103530, retrieved 8 December 2023

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