Eragrostis gummiflua Nees

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Common names: Gomgras (Afrikaans) Gum grass (English) Kleefgras (Afrikaans)
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
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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) Page 91.

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 100 - 101. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 112 - 113. (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 gummiflua
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eragrostis gummiflua
African Plant Database: Eragrostis gummiflua
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis gummiflua
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eragrostis gummiflua
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis gummiflua
Plants of the World Online: Eragrostis gummiflua
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Wikipedia: Eragrostis gummiflua

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 gummiflua., retrieved 27 October 2020

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