Fuirena coerulescens Steud.

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Synonyms: Fuirena subdigitata C.B. Clarke
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Status: Native
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South Africa
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Madagascar.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc,Lk
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Browning, J., Gordon-Gray, K.D., Lock, M., Beentje, H., Vollesen, K., Bauters, K., Archer, C., Larridon, I., Xanthos, M., Vorster, P., Bruhl, J., Wilson, K. & Zhang, X. (2020). Cyperaceae Flora Zambesiaca 14 Pages 6 - 8.

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.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 119.

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Flora of Botswana: Fuirena coerulescens
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Fuirena coerulescens
Flora of Zimbabwe: Fuirena coerulescens

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fuirena coerulescens
African Plant Database: Fuirena coerulescens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Fuirena coerulescens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Fuirena coerulescens
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JSTOR Plant Science: Fuirena coerulescens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fuirena coerulescens
Plants of the World Online: Fuirena coerulescens
Tropicos: Fuirena coerulescens
Wikipedia: Fuirena coerulescens

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Fuirena coerulescens.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=110710, retrieved 5 March 2024

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