Aristida scabrivalvis Hack.
subsp. borumensis (Henrard) Melderis

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Synonyms: Aristida borumensis Henrard
Aristida filiformis Henrard
Aristida scabrivalvis Hack., Stent & Rattray
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Status: Native
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Habitat: On sandy and basalt soils and on clayey loam in “mopane” tree-savanna, in paddocks, along roadsides and on waste or disturbed ground
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): S
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 5.

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 112 - 114.

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 100.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 131.

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Flora of Botswana: Aristida scabrivalvis subsp. borumensis
Flora of Malawi: Aristida scabrivalvis subsp. borumensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aristida scabrivalvis subsp. borumensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aristida scabrivalvis
African Plant Database: Aristida scabrivalvis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aristida scabrivalvis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aristida scabrivalvis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Aristida scabrivalvis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aristida scabrivalvis
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Tropicos: Aristida scabrivalvis
Wikipedia: Aristida scabrivalvis

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Aristida scabrivalvis subsp. borumensis., retrieved 20 October 2021

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