Eriochloa procera (Retz.) C.E. Hubb.

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Synonyms: Agrostis procera Retz.
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Annual. Like E. fatmensis except: pedicels commonly glabrous, those of a pair often fused below; superior glume acute to acuminate.
Derivation of specific name: procera: very tall
Habitat: Damp places.
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Worldwide distribution: Tropical Asia, introduced to eastern Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Mozambique distribution: Z
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 86.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 138.

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Flora of Botswana: Eriochloa procera
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eriochloa procera
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Eriochloa procera., retrieved 30 November 2023

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