Eragrostis rotifer Rendle

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Synonyms: Eragrostis margaritacea Stapf
Common names: Vlei plume grass (English) Vlei spoke grass (English) Vleipluimgras (Afrikaans)
Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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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) Pages 109 - 110. (Includes a picture).

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 22. (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 128 - 129. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 126 - 127. (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 rotifer:

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Flora of Botswana: Eragrostis rotifer
Flora of Caprivi: Eragrostis rotifer
Flora of Malawi: Eragrostis rotifer
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis rotifer
Flora of Zambia: Eragrostis rotifer

External websites:

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

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 rotifer., retrieved 26 October 2020

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