Xyris anceps Lam.
var. anceps

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Xyris anceps var. anceps

Lusenga River
Aug 2006
Photo: K.J. Murphy

Xyris anceps var. anceps

Luongo River
Jun 2010
Photo: K.J. Murphy

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Notes: Safrass project: Probability of occurrence in Zambia: Mod - High
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Worldwide distribution: Along the East African coast from Kenya to KwaZulu-Natal South Africa. Also along the West African coast from Nigeria to Angola.
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Content last updated: Thursday 11 May 2017

Lock, J.M. (2010). Xyridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 22 - 23.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 149. Listed in error

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 29.

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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Xyris anceps
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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Xyris anceps var. anceps.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=208540, retrieved 28 September 2023

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