Rhynchospora rugosa (Vahl) Gale
subsp. brownii (Roem. & Schult.) T.Koyama

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Synonyms: Rhynchosia brownii Roem. & Schult.
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Derivation of specific name: rugosa: with a wrinkled surface (rugose).
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 303. as Rhynchosia brownii (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 48. As Rhynchospora brownii

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 31. Rhynchospora brownii

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 Rhynchosia rugosa

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 112. as Rhynchosia brownii

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

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 78.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 82.

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Flora of Botswana: Rhynchospora rugosa subsp. brownii
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Rhynchospora rugosa subsp. brownii
Flora of Malawi: Rhynchospora rugosa subsp. brownii
Flora of Mozambique: Rhynchospora rugosa subsp. brownii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rhynchospora rugosa subsp. brownii

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Rhynchospora rugosa subsp. brownii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111540, retrieved 16 April 2024

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