Eragrostis caniflora Rendle

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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 345.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 24.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 86 - 87. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 39.

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 96 - 97. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 147.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 85.

Other sources of information about Eragrostis caniflora:

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Flora of Malawi: Eragrostis caniflora
Flora of Zambia: Eragrostis caniflora

External websites:

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

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 caniflora., retrieved 22 October 2020

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