Koeleria capensis (Steud.) Nees

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Synonyms: Koeleria cristata Pers.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: capensis: of the Cape
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Mozambique distribution: MS
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 353. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 35.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 46. As Koeleria cristata brevifolia

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 69 - 71. (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 106.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 149.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 86.

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Flora of Malawi: Koeleria capensis
Flora of Zambia: Koeleria capensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Koeleria capensis

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Koeleria capensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103730, retrieved 7 August 2020

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