Cyperus albostriatus Schrad.

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Cyperus albostriatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Cliffs, Vumba

Cyperus albostriatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Seldomseen, nr main 'upper' house

Cyperus albostriatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Seldomseen, nr main 'upper' house

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Perennial sedge. Rhizome elongated, woody. Leaves basal, c. 15 mm wide. Inflorescence branched spreading; involucral bracts 3-4, spreading, up to 25 cm, linear. Spikelets 6 -12 × 1.5-4 mm, pinkish-white, 6-15-flowered. Glumes 4-5 mm, lanceolate with shortly excurrent midrib. Stamens 3. Stigmas 3. Nutlet 2-2.5 × 1.2-1.4 mm, obovoid, triangular, yellowish-brown to olive, minutely papillose.
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Derivation of specific name: albostriatus: white-striped; reference unclear
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Flowering time:Oct - Jun
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 12.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 118.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 82.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyperus albostriatus
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyperus albostriatus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cyperus albostriatus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyperus albostriatus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cyperus albostriatus
Tropicos: Cyperus albostriatus


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Cyperus albostriatus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=109380, retrieved 25 March 2019

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