Festuca caprina Nees

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 27.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 42.

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 57 - 58. (Includes a picture).

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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Flora of Malawi: Festuca caprina
Flora of Zambia: Festuca caprina

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Festuca caprina
African Plant Database: Festuca caprina
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Festuca caprina
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Festuca caprina
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Festuca caprina
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Festuca caprina
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Festuca caprina
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Festuca caprina
iNaturalist: Festuca caprina
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Festuca caprina
JSTOR Plant Science: Festuca caprina
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Festuca caprina
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Festuca caprina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Festuca caprina
Plants of the World Online: Festuca caprina
The Plant List (version 1.1): Festuca caprina
Tropicos: Festuca caprina
Wikipedia: Festuca caprina

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Festuca caprina.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103540, retrieved 15 July 2020

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