Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees

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Synonyms: Eragrostis chloromelas Steud.
Eragrostis jeffreysii Hack.
Common names: Blousaadgras (Afrikaans) Oulandsgras (Afrikaans) Weeping love grass (English)
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 24.

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 144 - 145.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 67.

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 172 - 173. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 108 - 109. (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 curvula
Flora of Caprivi: Eragrostis curvula
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis curvula
Flora of Zambia: Eragrostis curvula

External websites:

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

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 curvula., retrieved 22 October 2020

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