Eragrostis procumbens Nees

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Derivation of specific name: procumbens: with stems lying along the ground; procumbent
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Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Page 137.

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 186 - 187. (Includes a picture).

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

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Flora of Botswana: Eragrostis procumbens

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

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 procumbens., retrieved 29 October 2020

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