Sporobolus piliferus (Trin.) Kunth

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Derivation of specific name: piliferus: bearing hairs
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Zimbabwe distribution: C,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 365.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 179 - 180.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Pages 152 - 153.

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Flora of Malawi: Sporobolus piliferus
Flora of Mozambique: Sporobolus piliferus
Flora of Zambia: Sporobolus piliferus

External websites:

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

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 piliferus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105560, retrieved 23 October 2018

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