Eragrostis porosa Nees

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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 24.

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 131.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 474. (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 176 - 177. (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 porosa:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

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 porosa., retrieved 27 October 2020

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