Eragrostis sarmentosa (Thunb.) Trin.

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Mat forming perennial with rhizomes and also with long stolons.
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,S
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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 128. (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 162 - 163. (Includes a picture).

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

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Flora of Botswana: Eragrostis sarmentosa
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Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis sarmentosa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eragrostis sarmentosa

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis sarmentosa
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis sarmentosa
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Eragrostis sarmentosa
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Wikipedia: Eragrostis sarmentosa

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 sarmentosa., retrieved 14 August 2020

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