Microchloa indica (L.f.) P. Beauv.

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Derivation of specific name: indica: of India
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,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 354.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 229 - 230.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 49.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 141.

Other sources of information about Microchloa indica:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Microchloa indica
Flora of Malawi: Microchloa indica
Flora of Mozambique: Microchloa indica
Flora of Zambia: Microchloa indica

External websites:

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

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: Microchloa indica.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105850, retrieved 14 December 2018

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