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).

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 120.

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kyllingiella microcephala
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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: Kyllingiella microcephala., retrieved 21 April 2024

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