Sorghastrum nudipes Nash

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Synonyms: Sorghastrum friesii (Pilg.) Pilg.
Sorghastrum micratherum Stapf
Common names: Fries grass (English) Fries vleigras (Afrikaans)
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,S
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 33. As Sorghastrum friesii

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Page 30.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 484. (Includes a picture).

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 110.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 186 - 187. As Sorghastrum friesii (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2000). Notes on the grass subtribe Sorghinae (Poaceae: Andropogoneae) in the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 17(2) Page 137. As Sorghastrum friesii

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 145.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 192. as Sorghastrum friesii

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Flora of Botswana: Sorghastrum nudipes
Flora of Caprivi: Sorghastrum nudipes
Flora of Malawi: Sorghastrum nudipes
Flora of Mozambique: Sorghastrum nudipes
Flora of Zambia: Sorghastrum nudipes

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sorghastrum nudipes
African Plant Database: Sorghastrum nudipes
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Sorghastrum nudipes
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sorghastrum nudipes
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sorghastrum nudipes
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Sorghastrum nudipes
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sorghastrum nudipes
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Sorghastrum nudipes., retrieved 27 February 2021

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