Eragrostis bicolor Nees

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Derivation of specific name: bicolor: 2-coloured
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,S
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Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 15.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 81 - 82. (Includes a picture).

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 84 - 85. (Includes a picture).

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

Other sources of information about Eragrostis bicolor:

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Flora of Botswana: Eragrostis bicolor
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis bicolor

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eragrostis bicolor., retrieved 19 March 2018

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