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.

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

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aristida diffusa
African Plant Database: Aristida diffusa
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): 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
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aristida diffusa
Ispot Southern Africa: 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
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aristida diffusa
Tropicos: Aristida diffusa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Aristida diffusa subsp. burkei., retrieved 22 July 2019

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