Melinis tenuissima Stapf

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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E,W
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 38.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 124.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Pages 48 - 49.

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 106.

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Flora of Malawi: Melinis tenuissima
Flora of Mozambique: Melinis tenuissima
Flora of Zimbabwe: Melinis tenuissima

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

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: Melinis tenuissima., retrieved 28 February 2020

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