Aristida canescens Henrard

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: canescens: canescent
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 4. As Aristida canescens canescens

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Page 101.

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 99.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 131.

Other sources of information about Aristida canescens:

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Flora of Botswana: Aristida canescens
Flora of Zambia: Aristida canescens

External websites:

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

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: Aristida canescens., retrieved 26 February 2020

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