Eragrostis heteromera Stapf

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Common names:
Status: Native
Caespitose perennial, up to 90 cm tall. like E. curvula
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E,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) Page 80.

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 104.

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 80 - 81. (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 heteromera
Flora of Malawi: Eragrostis heteromera
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis heteromera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eragrostis heteromera

External websites:

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

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 heteromera., retrieved 22 September 2019

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