Schoenoplectiella erecta (Poir.) Lye

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Schoenoplectiella erecta

Upper Zambezi, Sioma Ngwezi
Aug 2006
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Schoenoplectus erectus (Poir.) J. Raynal
Scirpus erectus Poir.
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Derivation of specific name: erectus: erect
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Worldwide distribution: Fairly widespread in Africa, Madagascar, Asia and Australia. Also in Southern USA, Mexico, Argentina and Paraguay.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B
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Content last updated: Thursday 27 July 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 41 - 42. as subsp. erecta and subsp. raynalii

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 553. (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 89.

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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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: Schoenoplectiella erecta., retrieved 1 October 2023

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