Eragrostis volkensii Pilg.

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Derivation of specific name: volkensii: after G. Volkens who collected on Mt Kilimanjaro 1892, 1893 and 1894
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Page 115. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 41.

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 140 - 141. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 147.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 85.

Other sources of information about Eragrostis volkensii:

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Flora of Malawi: Eragrostis volkensii
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis volkensii
Flora of Zambia: Eragrostis volkensii

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eragrostis volkensii
African Plant Database: Eragrostis volkensii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Eragrostis volkensii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eragrostis volkensii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eragrostis volkensii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eragrostis volkensii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eragrostis volkensii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Eragrostis volkensii
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Eragrostis volkensii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eragrostis volkensii
Ispot Southern Africa: Eragrostis volkensii
JSTOR Plant Science: Eragrostis volkensii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis volkensii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eragrostis volkensii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis volkensii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eragrostis volkensii
Tropicos: Eragrostis volkensii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eragrostis volkensii., retrieved 16 July 2019

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