Brachiaria scalaris Pilg.

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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 341.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 10.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 75.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 32.

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.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 145.

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Flora of Malawi: Brachiaria scalaris
Flora of Zambia: Brachiaria scalaris

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brachiaria scalaris
African Plant Database: Brachiaria scalaris
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Brachiaria scalaris
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brachiaria scalaris
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brachiaria scalaris
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Brachiaria scalaris
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Brachiaria scalaris
Plants of the World Online: Brachiaria scalaris
The Plant List (version 1.1): Brachiaria scalaris
Tropicos: Brachiaria scalaris
Wikipedia: Brachiaria scalaris

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Brachiaria scalaris., retrieved 26 September 2020

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