Chloris pilosa Schumach.

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa.
Malawi distribution: N
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 213 - 214.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 32. Likely in error as Chloris barbata

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Chloris pilosa

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

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: Chloris pilosa., retrieved 16 April 2024

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