Scleria woodii C.B. Clarke (1894)[Agg]

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Perennial 25-75 cm tall, arising from a single obliquely descending scented white or pink soft tuberous rhizome, which eventually produces a new plant at its tip, up to 10 cm from its parent which subsequently dies after flowering; internodes slightly swollen. Inflorescence a simple or compound panicle, with 10-30 glomerules of (1-)2-6 spikelets; glumes pale to blackish-brown. Nutlets grey with darker longitudinal stripes, ovoid to globose.
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Notes: S. woodii is a synonym of S. hilsenbergii according to APD.
Red data list status: ""Common in Zambia Robinson. Not threatened
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical and South Africa
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): C,S,W
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Literature:

Gordon-Gray, K.D. (1995). Cyperaceae in Natal Strelitzia 2 Pages 186 - 187.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 391 - 392.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Scleria woodii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Scleria woodii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Scleria woodii
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Scleria woodii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Scleria woodii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Scleria woodii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Scleria woodii
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Scleria woodii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=228630, retrieved 9 August 2020

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