Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch.

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Synonyms: Eragrostis major Host.
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Status: Native
Loosely caespitose annual
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Lk,W
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Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 15.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 135 - 137. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 469. (Includes a picture).

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 18. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 39.

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 184 - 185. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 106 - 107. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 136.

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Flora of Botswana: Eragrostis cilianensis
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Eragrostis cilianensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eragrostis cilianensis
African Plant Database: Eragrostis cilianensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eragrostis cilianensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eragrostis cilianensis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eragrostis cilianensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis cilianensis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eragrostis cilianensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis cilianensis
Plants of the World Online: Eragrostis cilianensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eragrostis cilianensis
Tropicos: Eragrostis cilianensis
Wikipedia: Eragrostis cilianensis

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Eragrostis cilianensis., retrieved 16 September 2019

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