Schoenoplectus erectus (Poir.) Palla ex J. Raynal

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Schoenoplectus erectus

Upper Zambezi, Sioma Ngwezi
Aug 2006
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Schoenoplectiella erecta (Poir.) Lye
Scirpus erectus Poir.
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Derivation of specific name: erectus: erect
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Content last updated: Thursday 27 July 2017

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 553. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 121.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 184.

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Flora of Botswana: Schoenoplectus erectus
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Schoenoplectus erectus
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JSTOR Plant Science: Schoenoplectus erectus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Schoenoplectus erectus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Schoenoplectus erectus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Schoenoplectus erectus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Schoenoplectus erectus
Tropicos: Schoenoplectus erectus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Schoenoplectus erectus., retrieved 21 April 2018

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