Aristida meridionalis Henrard

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Common names: Coppery three-awn (English) Koperdraadsteekgras (Afrikaans) Langbeensteekgras (Afrikaans) Leeusteekgras (Afrikaans)
Status: Native
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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.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 465. (Includes a picture).

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 120 - 121. (Includes a picture).

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.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 42 - 43. (Includes a picture).

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

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.

Other sources of information about Aristida meridionalis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Aristida meridionalis
Flora of Caprivi: Aristida meridionalis
Flora of Mozambique: Aristida meridionalis
Flora of Zambia: Aristida meridionalis

External websites:

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

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 meridionalis., retrieved 5 June 2020

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