Eragrostis lappula Nees

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Synonyms: var. divaricata Stapf
Eragrostis uniglumis sensu B.K. Simon
Common names: Mauve love grass (English) Persvleigras (Afrikaans)
Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,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) Pages 74 - 75.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 471. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 40.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 40. As Eragrostis lappula divaricata

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 58 - 59. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 116 - 117. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 137.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 189.

Other sources of information about Eragrostis lappula:

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

External websites:

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

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 lappula., retrieved 24 October 2020

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