Eragrostis macilenta (A. Rich.) Steud.

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Derivation of specific name: macilenta: thin, lean
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Zimbabwe distribution: N
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Page 130.

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 170 - 171. (Includes a picture).

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

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 macilenta., retrieved 27 October 2020

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