Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) A. Robyns & Tournay

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Derivation of specific name: africanus: African
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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 362.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 186 - 187.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 60. As Sporobolus capensis

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.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 145.

Other sources of information about Sporobolus africanus:

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Flora of Botswana: Sporobolus africanus
Flora of Caprivi: Sporobolus africanus
Flora of Malawi: Sporobolus africanus
Flora of Zambia: Sporobolus africanus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sporobolus africanus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Sporobolus africanus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105400, retrieved 27 January 2021

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