Juncus rigidus Desf.

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Juncus rigidus

Picture: Sune Holt
Munavalate, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique

Juncus rigidus

Picture: Sune Holt
Munavalate, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique

Juncus rigidus

Picture: Sune Holt
Munavalate, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique

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Synonyms: Juncus arabicus (Asch. & Buchenau) Adamson
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: rigidus: rigid, stiff
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,C,S
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Crawford, F.M. (2010). Juncaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 98 - 101. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 128.

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 92.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 126.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Juncus rigidus
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Juncus rigidus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Juncus rigidus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Juncus rigidus
Plants of the World Online: Juncus rigidus
Tropicos: Juncus rigidus
Wikipedia: Juncus rigidus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Juncus rigidus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=113050, retrieved 5 December 2022

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