Eragrostis atrovirens (Desf.) Steud.

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Notes: Caespitose perennial
Derivation of specific name: atrovirens: dark green
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,E
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Page 112.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 38. Also as Eragrostis chariis

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 103.

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 136 - 137. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis atrovirens
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eragrostis atrovirens

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Eragrostis atrovirens., retrieved 6 June 2020

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