Kyllinga pumila Michx.

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Synonyms: Cyperus densicaespitosus Mattf. & Kük.
Common names:
Very small sedge, less than 10 cm.
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Derivation of specific name: pumila: dwarf
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Lp,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 35.

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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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 pumila., retrieved 7 December 2023

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