Sporobolus welwitschii Rendle

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Synonyms: Sporobolus conrathii Chiov.
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Derivation of specific name: welwitschii: named after the Austrian botanist, Friedrich Martin Welwitsch (1806-1872)
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,C,Lk,W
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 52.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 195 - 196.

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 110.

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Flora of Caprivi: Sporobolus welwitschii
Flora of Mozambique: Sporobolus welwitschii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sporobolus welwitschii

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Sporobolus welwitschii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105650, retrieved 27 February 2021

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