Sporobolus festivus Hochst. ex A. Rich.

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Sporobolus festivus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Sporobolus festivus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Sporobolus festivus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Sporobolus festivus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Sporobolus festivus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Sporobolus festivus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Sporobolus festivus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

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Synonyms: subsp. fibrosus Stent
Common names: Fairy dropseed (English) Fibrous dropseed (English) Red dropseed (English) Veselfynsaadgras (Afrikaans)
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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 34.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 192 - 194. (Includes a picture).

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 31. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 61.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 190 - 191. (Includes a picture).

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


Other sources of information about Sporobolus festivus:

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Flora of Botswana: Sporobolus festivus
Flora of Caprivi: Sporobolus festivus
Flora of Malawi: Sporobolus festivus
Flora of Mozambique: Sporobolus festivus
Flora of Zambia: Sporobolus festivus

External websites:

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


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: Sporobolus festivus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105460, retrieved 18 July 2019

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