Schoenoplectus confusus (N.E. Br.) Lye

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Schoenoplectus confusus

May 2010
Photo: K.J. Murphy

Schoenoplectus confusus

May 2010
Photo: K.J. Murphy

Schoenoplectus confusus

Sifula River
Oct 2010
Photo: K.J. Murphy

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Synonyms: Scirpus rogersii N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
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Notes: Safrass project: Probability of occurrence in Zambia: HIGH
Derivation of specific name: confusus: confused, uncertain
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C,S
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Content last updated: Thursday 11 May 2017

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 32 - 33.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 32. As Schoenoplectus confusus natalitius

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 89. As Schoenoplectus confusus subsp. natalitius

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Flora of Mozambique: Schoenoplectus confusus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Schoenoplectus confusus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Schoenoplectus confusus
African Plant Database: Schoenoplectus confusus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Schoenoplectus confusus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Schoenoplectus confusus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Schoenoplectus confusus
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iNaturalist: Schoenoplectus confusus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Schoenoplectus confusus
JSTOR Plant Science: Schoenoplectus confusus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Schoenoplectus confusus
Plants of the World Online: Schoenoplectus confusus
Tropicos: Schoenoplectus confusus
Wikipedia: Schoenoplectus confusus

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: Schoenoplectus confusus., retrieved 28 November 2023

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