Leersia tisserantii (A.Chev.) Launert

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Status: Native
Type location:
West tropical Africa
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 27 - 30. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 140.

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Flora of Botswana: Leersia tisserantii
Flora of Caprivi: Leersia tisserantii

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Leersia tisserantii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=187940, retrieved 30 March 2023

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