Eragrostis cylindriflora Hochst.

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Eragrostis cylindriflora

Picture: Petra Ballings
By main Harare to Bulawayo Rd, south of Kwekwe

Eragrostis cylindriflora

Picture: Petra Ballings
By main Harare to Bulawayo Rd, south of Kwekwe

Eragrostis cylindriflora

Picture: Petra Ballings
By main Harare to Bulawayo Rd, south of Kwekwe

Eragrostis cylindriflora

Picture: Petra Ballings
Hillside Dams, Bulawayo

Eragrostis cylindriflora

Picture: Petra Ballings
Hillside Dams, Bulawayo

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Synonyms: Eragrostis atherstonei Stapf
Eragrostis horizontalis Peter
Eragrostis lehmanniana sensu B.K. Simon
Eragrostis rigidior Pilg.
Eragrostis trichophora Coss. & Durieu
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Status: Native
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Notes: Caespitose annual, short-lived perennial or tussocky perennial.
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,S,W
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 15.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 15. As Eragrostis rigidior

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 132 - 134.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 470. (Includes a picture).

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 21. as Eragrostis rigidor and as E. trichophora (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 40. As Eragrostis horizontalis

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 180 - 181. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 124 - 125. as Eragrostis rigidior and E. trichophora (p. 130-131) (Includes a picture).

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

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 189. also as Eragrostis trichophora

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eragrostis cylindriflora
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Ispot Southern Africa: Eragrostis cylindriflora
JSTOR Plant Science: Eragrostis cylindriflora
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis cylindriflora
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eragrostis cylindriflora
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis cylindriflora
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eragrostis cylindriflora
Tropicos: Eragrostis cylindriflora


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 cylindriflora.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104830, retrieved 26 March 2019

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