Aristida mollissima Pilg.
subsp. mollissima

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Occurs on sandy soils in dry grassland or savanna bushland
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Worldwide distribution: South Africa, Kenya, south-western Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe
Botswana distribution: N
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Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 122 - 123.

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 100.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 131.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Aristida mollissima subsp. mollissima

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aristida mollissima
African Plant Database: Aristida mollissima
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aristida mollissima
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aristida mollissima
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aristida mollissima
JSTOR Plant Science: Aristida mollissima
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aristida mollissima
Plants of the World Online: Aristida mollissima
Tropicos: Aristida mollissima
Wikipedia: Aristida mollissima

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Aristida mollissima subsp. mollissima., retrieved 25 June 2024

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