Eragrostis welwitschii Rendle

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: welwitschii: named after the Austrian botanist, Friedrich Martin Welwitsch (1806-1872)
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,S
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Page 140.

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 194 - 195. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Eragrostis welwitschii
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis welwitschii
Flora of Zambia: Eragrostis welwitschii

External websites:

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

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 welwitschii., retrieved 27 October 2020

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