Cyperus renschii Boeck.

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Cyperus renschii

Record: EA Robinson
Jan 1954
Photocopy by Mike Bingham

Cyperus renschii

Chishinga Ranch
Record: William Astle
Photocopy by Mike Bingham

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Common names:
Status: Native
Similar to C. laxus but much bigger, with smaller spikelets. Plants found in open vegetation have narrower leaves.
Type location:
Comoro Islands
Notes: Group 3: Anthelate spaced species.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In forests, forest swamps, along forest streams, occasionally in grassland or roadside.
Altitude range: 150 - 2300 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in west and central Africa, south to Angola.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Thursday 2 February 2017

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 122.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyperus renschii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyperus renschii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyperus renschii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cyperus renschii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyperus renschii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cyperus renschii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cyperus renschii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyperus renschii
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyperus renschii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyperus renschii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cyperus renschii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyperus renschii
Plants of the World Online: Cyperus renschii
Tropicos: Cyperus renschii
Wikipedia: Cyperus renschii

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: Cyperus renschii., retrieved 4 October 2022

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