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.

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

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.


Other sources of information about Eragrostis desolata:

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Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis desolata

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eragrostis desolata
African Plant Database: Eragrostis desolata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): 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
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Eragrostis desolata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eragrostis desolata
Ispot Southern Africa: 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
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eragrostis desolata
Tropicos: 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 24 April 2019

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