Eleocharis nigrescens (Nees) Steud.

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Status: Native
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 557. (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.

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Flora of Botswana: Eleocharis nigrescens
Flora of Malawi: Eleocharis nigrescens
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eleocharis nigrescens

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eleocharis nigrescens
African Plant Database: Eleocharis nigrescens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eleocharis nigrescens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eleocharis nigrescens
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JSTOR Plant Science: Eleocharis nigrescens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eleocharis nigrescens
Plants of the World Online: Eleocharis nigrescens
Tropicos: Eleocharis nigrescens
Wikipedia: Eleocharis nigrescens

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: Eleocharis nigrescens.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111130, retrieved 4 December 2023

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