Kyllinga platyphylla K. Schum.

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Synonyms: Cyperus ciliato-pilosus Mattf. & Kük.
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Derivation of specific name: platyphylla: wide leaved
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,C,Lk,S
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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 88.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Kyllinga platyphylla
Flora of Malawi: Kyllinga platyphylla
Flora of Mozambique: Kyllinga platyphylla
Flora of Zimbabwe: Kyllinga platyphylla

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kyllinga platyphylla
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kyllinga platyphylla
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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: Kyllinga platyphylla., retrieved 5 October 2023

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