Eragrostis gangetica (Roxb.) Steud.

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: gangetica: of the Ganges R., India
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 105 - 106.

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 104.

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 120 - 121. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 136.

Other sources of information about Eragrostis gangetica:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Eragrostis gangetica
Flora of Caprivi: Eragrostis gangetica
Flora of Malawi: Eragrostis gangetica
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis gangetica
Flora of Zambia: Eragrostis gangetica

External websites:

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

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 gangetica., retrieved 29 October 2020

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