Eragrostis amabilis (L.) Hook. & Arn.

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Synonyms: Eragrostis tenella (L.) Roem. & Schult.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: amabilis: lovely
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,S
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 71 - 72.

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 103.

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 70 - 71. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 136.

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Flora of Botswana: Eragrostis amabilis
Flora of Caprivi: Eragrostis amabilis
Flora of Malawi: Eragrostis amabilis
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis amabilis
Flora of Zambia: Eragrostis amabilis

External websites:

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

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: Eragrostis amabilis., retrieved 27 October 2020

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