Sporobolus fimbriatus (Trin.) Nees

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Synonyms: var. latifolius Stent
Sporobolus macranthelus sensu B.K. Simon
Common names: Bosveldfynsaadgras (Afrikaans) Bushveld dropseed (English)
Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 189 - 190.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 500. (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 110.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 192 - 193. (Includes a picture).

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

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 192.

Other sources of information about Sporobolus fimbriatus:

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

External websites:

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

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: Sporobolus fimbriatus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105470, retrieved 26 September 2020

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