Eragrostis aspera (Jacq.) Nees

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Derivation of specific name: aspera: rough
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Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 15.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 94 - 96. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 468. (Includes a picture).

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 108 - 109. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 136.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 189.

Other sources of information about Eragrostis aspera:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Eragrostis aspera
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis aspera
Flora of Zambia: Eragrostis aspera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eragrostis aspera

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eragrostis aspera
African Plant Database: Eragrostis aspera
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Eragrostis aspera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eragrostis aspera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eragrostis aspera
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eragrostis aspera
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eragrostis aspera
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Eragrostis aspera
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Eragrostis aspera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eragrostis aspera
Ispot Southern Africa: Eragrostis aspera
JSTOR Plant Science: Eragrostis aspera
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis aspera
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eragrostis aspera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis aspera
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eragrostis aspera
Tropicos: Eragrostis aspera

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Eragrostis aspera., retrieved 23 April 2018

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