Hyparrhenia welwitschii (Rendle) Stapf

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: welwitschii: Named after the Austrian botanist, Friedrich Martin Welwitsch (1806-1872)
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Page 127.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 44. As Hyparrhenia gracilescens

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.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 139.

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

Other sources of information about Hyparrhenia welwitschii:

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Flora of Botswana: Hyparrhenia welwitschii
Flora of Malawi: Hyparrhenia welwitschii
Flora of Mozambique: Hyparrhenia welwitschii
Flora of Zambia: Hyparrhenia welwitschii

External websites:

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

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 welwitschii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=109030, retrieved 24 November 2020

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