Aristida diffusa Trin.
subsp. burkei (Stapf) Melderis

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: diffusa: diffuse, loosely spreading, referring to the inflorescence
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Zimbabwe distribution: N
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Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 118 - 119.

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 100.

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 diffusa subsp. burkei:

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Flora of Botswana: Aristida diffusa subsp. burkei

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

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 diffusa subsp. burkei., retrieved 2 June 2020

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