Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.

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Derivation of specific name: indica: of India
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,C
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 156 - 158. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 455. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 37.

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 103.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 135.

Wild, H. (1955). Common Rhodesian Weeds Government of Rhodesia, Salisbury Page 6. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Eleusine indica
Flora of Caprivi: Eleusine indica
Flora of Malawi: Eleusine indica
Flora of Mozambique: Eleusine indica
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eleusine indica

External websites:

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

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: Eleusine indica.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164420, retrieved 16 October 2019

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