Eragrostis biflora Hack. ex Schinz

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Common names: Shade love grass (English) Tweesaadgras (Afrikaans) Two-flowered eragrostis (English)
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Derivation of specific name: biflora: 2-flowered
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Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Literature:

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 129 - 130.

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 17. (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 103.

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 168 - 169. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 104 - 105. (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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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis biflora
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eragrostis biflora
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis biflora
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Eragrostis biflora
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eragrostis biflora.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104690, retrieved 6 August 2020

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