Carex macrophyllidion Nelmes

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Carex macrophyllidion

Mwinilunga District, Wanyizenzi
Jan 1991
Photo: Mike Bingham

Carex macrophyllidion

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Carex macrophyllidion

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Carex macrophyllidion

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Carex macrophyllidion

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Carex macrophyllidion

Ikelenge, Kavunga PFA
Record: B.Luwiika
Feb 1995
Photocopy: Mike Bingham

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Status: Native
Description:
Slender perennial to 60 cm tall forming large tufts from a short woody rhizome. Leaves V-shaped in cross-section or more-or-less flat, the longest overtopping the inflorescence. Inflorescence a much-branched panicle with many sessile or shortly stalked spikes.
Type location:
Angola
Notes: Chinsali, 14.i.1959, Robinson 3202, cited as Carex angolensis by Podlech, but identified as C.macrophyllidion by Clare Archer, and as C. echinochloe by Goetghebeur.
Altitude range: 1650-2800 m (FTEA); 1200-
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Habitat: Miombo woodland, montane grassland.
Altitude range: 1650 - 2800 m
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe; Angola, Tanzania
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,Mc
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Content last updated: Monday 4 September 2017
Literature:

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 434.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 75.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Carex macrophyllidion
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Carex macrophyllidion
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Carex macrophyllidion
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Carex macrophyllidion
The Plant List (version 1.1): Carex macrophyllidion
Tropicos: Carex macrophyllidion


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Carex macrophyllidion.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111850, retrieved 27 May 2019

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