Microchloa altera (Rendle) Stapf

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Synonyms: Rendlia altera (Rendle) Chiov.
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Zimbabwe distribution: 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 354.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 47. As Rendlia altera

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 231 - 233. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 55. As Rendlia altera

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 106.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 150.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 86.

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Flora of Malawi: Microchloa altera
Flora of Zambia: Microchloa altera

External websites:

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

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: Microchloa altera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105830, retrieved 11 July 2020

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