Eragrostis fastigiata Cope

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Altitude range: 2130 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mt Mulanje, Malawi.
Malawi distribution: S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 116 - 117. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 19.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 147.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eragrostis fastigiata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eragrostis fastigiata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eragrostis fastigiata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Eragrostis fastigiata
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iNaturalist: Eragrostis fastigiata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eragrostis fastigiata
JSTOR Plant Science: Eragrostis fastigiata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis fastigiata
Plants of the World Online: Eragrostis fastigiata
Tropicos: Eragrostis fastigiata
Wikipedia: Eragrostis fastigiata

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 Malawi: Species information: Eragrostis fastigiata., retrieved 25 April 2024

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