Festuca costata 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.

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

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 55 - 57.

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

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

Other sources of information about Festuca costata:

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Flora of Malawi: Festuca costata
Flora of Mozambique: Festuca costata

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Festuca costata
African Plant Database: Festuca costata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Festuca costata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Festuca costata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Festuca costata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Festuca costata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Festuca costata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Festuca costata
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Festuca costata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Festuca costata
Ispot Southern Africa: Festuca costata
JSTOR Plant Science: Festuca costata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Festuca costata
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Festuca costata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Festuca costata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Festuca costata
Tropicos: Festuca costata

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Festuca costata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103550, retrieved 17 December 2018

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