Eragrostis desolata Launert

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Montane grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1120 - 1680 m
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Chimanimani Mts in Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Literature:

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Page 144.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 176.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 131.

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 104.

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 202 - 203. (Includes a picture).

Timberlake, J., Darbyshire, I., Wursten, B., Hadj-Hammou, J., Ballings, P., Mapaura, A., Matimele, H., Banze, A., Chipanga, H., Muassinar, D., Massunde, J., Chelene, I., Osborne, J., Shah, T. (2016). Chimanimani Mountains: Botany and Conservation. Report produced under CEPF Grant 63512. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London. Page 47.

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


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Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis desolata

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eragrostis desolata
African Plant Database: Eragrostis desolata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eragrostis desolata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eragrostis desolata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eragrostis desolata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eragrostis desolata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Eragrostis desolata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Eragrostis desolata
iNaturalist: Eragrostis desolata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eragrostis desolata
JSTOR Plant Science: Eragrostis desolata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis desolata
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eragrostis desolata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis desolata
Plants of the World Online: Eragrostis desolata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eragrostis desolata
Tropicos: Eragrostis desolata
Wikipedia: Eragrostis desolata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eragrostis desolata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104840, retrieved 20 August 2019

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