Eragrostis pallens Hack.

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Common names: Besemgras (Afrikaans) Broom love grass (English) Gemsbokgras (Afrikaans)
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,S
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 92 - 93. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 472. (Includes a picture).

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 102 - 103. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 122 - 123. (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.

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Flora of Botswana: Eragrostis pallens
Flora of Caprivi: Eragrostis pallens
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis pallens
Flora of Zambia: Eragrostis pallens

External websites:

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

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 pallens., retrieved 22 October 2020

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