Schoenoplectus rhodesicus (Podlech) Lye

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Synonyms: Scirpus rhodesicus Podlech
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Occurs as a terrestrial form at edges of lakes in bare mud and as an aquatic form floating in lakes and waterways.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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Browning, J. (2012). A re-appraisal of Schoenoplectus rhodesicus (Cyperaceae) in Tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 67 Pages 59 - 62. (Includes a picture).

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 28 - 29.

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.

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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: Schoenoplectus rhodesicus., retrieved 30 November 2023

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