Eragrostis paradoxa Launert

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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 346.

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 61. (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 48 - 49. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Eragrostis paradoxa
Flora of Zambia: Eragrostis paradoxa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eragrostis paradoxa
African Plant Database: Eragrostis paradoxa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eragrostis paradoxa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eragrostis paradoxa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eragrostis paradoxa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eragrostis paradoxa
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JSTOR Plant Science: Eragrostis paradoxa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis paradoxa
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eragrostis paradoxa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis paradoxa
Plants of the World Online: Eragrostis paradoxa
Tropicos: Eragrostis paradoxa
Wikipedia: Eragrostis paradoxa

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 paradoxa., retrieved 20 October 2020

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