Cyperus cuspidatus Kunth

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

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 87.

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

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Flora of Botswana: Cyperus cuspidatus
Flora of Malawi: Cyperus cuspidatus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cyperus cuspidatus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyperus cuspidatus
African Plant Database: Cyperus cuspidatus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyperus cuspidatus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyperus cuspidatus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cyperus cuspidatus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyperus cuspidatus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cyperus cuspidatus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cyperus cuspidatus
iNaturalist: Cyperus cuspidatus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyperus cuspidatus
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyperus cuspidatus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyperus cuspidatus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cyperus cuspidatus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyperus cuspidatus
Plants of the World Online: Cyperus cuspidatus
Tropicos: Cyperus cuspidatus
Wikipedia: Cyperus cuspidatus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Cyperus cuspidatus., retrieved 30 March 2023

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