Brachiaria eruciformis (J.E. Sm.) Griseb.

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 6.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 73 - 74.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 31.

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 101.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 132.

Other sources of information about Brachiaria eruciformis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Brachiaria eruciformis
Flora of Caprivi: Brachiaria eruciformis
Flora of Malawi: Brachiaria eruciformis
Flora of Zambia: Brachiaria eruciformis

External websites:

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

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: Brachiaria eruciformis., retrieved 14 August 2020

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