Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) A. Robyns & Tournay

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Derivation of specific name: africanus: African
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C
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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 362.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 186 - 187.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 145.


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Flora of Botswana: Sporobolus africanus
Flora of Caprivi: Sporobolus africanus
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Flora of Mozambique: Sporobolus africanus
Flora of Zambia: Sporobolus africanus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Sporobolus africanus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105400, retrieved 24 February 2018

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