Eragrostis hierniana Rendle

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Synonyms: Eragrostis uniglumis Hack.
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Status: Native
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Notes: Densely caespitose perennial
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E,C,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 75. (Includes a picture).

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 60 - 61. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 137.

Other sources of information about Eragrostis hierniana:

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Flora of Botswana: Eragrostis hierniana
Flora of Malawi: Eragrostis hierniana
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis hierniana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eragrostis hierniana

External websites:

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

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 hierniana., retrieved 17 September 2019

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