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. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 33.

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
Tropicos: Hyparrhenia variabilis
Wikipedia: Hyparrhenia variabilis

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: Hyparrhenia variabilis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=109020, retrieved 28 November 2020

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