Kyllingiella microcephala (Steud.) R.W. Haines & Lye

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Synonyms: Scirpus microcephalus (Steud.) Nelmes
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: microcephala: with small heads
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,C,Lk,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 301. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 23.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 526. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 120.

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Flora of Botswana: Kyllingiella microcephala
Flora of Malawi: Kyllingiella microcephala
Flora of Mozambique: Kyllingiella microcephala
Flora of Zimbabwe: Kyllingiella microcephala

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kyllingiella microcephala
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Kyllingiella microcephala
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Kyllingiella microcephala
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Kyllingiella microcephala
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JSTOR Plant Science: Kyllingiella microcephala
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kyllingiella microcephala
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Kyllingiella microcephala
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kyllingiella microcephala
The Plant List (version 1.1): Kyllingiella microcephala
Tropicos: Kyllingiella microcephala

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: Kyllingiella microcephala., retrieved 24 May 2019

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