Hyparrhenia variabilis Stapf

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: variabilis: variable, of many forms
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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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 350.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 21.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 117 - 118. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 45.

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 105.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Pages 148 - 149.

Other sources of information about Hyparrhenia variabilis:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Hyparrhenia variabilis
Flora of Mozambique: Hyparrhenia variabilis
Flora of Zambia: Hyparrhenia variabilis

External websites:

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

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: Hyparrhenia variabilis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=109020, retrieved 18 November 2019

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