Aristida adscensionis L.

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Aristida adscensionis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Maleme Dam Rest Camp, Matobo National Park

Aristida adscensionis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Maleme Dam Rest Camp, Matobo National Park

Aristida adscensionis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Maleme Dam Rest Camp, Matobo National Park

Aristida adscensionis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Tuli

Aristida adscensionis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Tuli

Aristida adscensionis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Tuli

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Synonyms: Aristida curvata (Mez) Jacq.-Fél.
Aristida guineensis Trin. & Rupr.
Aristida submucronata Schumach.
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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Monday 11 November 2013
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 4.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 502. (Includes a picture).

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 3. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 29.

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 110 - 111.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 36 - 37. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 130.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 187.

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


Other sources of information about Aristida adscensionis:

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Flora of Botswana: Aristida adscensionis
Flora of Caprivi: Aristida adscensionis
Flora of Malawi: Aristida adscensionis
Flora of Mozambique: Aristida adscensionis
Flora of Zambia: Aristida adscensionis

External websites:

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


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: Aristida adscensionis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104090, retrieved 14 December 2018

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