Brachiaria grossa Stapf

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 76 - 77. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 432. (Includes a picture).

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 grossa:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Brachiaria grossa., retrieved 25 May 2019

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