Schoenoplectus confusus (N.E.Br.) Lye
var. rogersii (N.E.Br.) Lye

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Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Oct 2012
Photo: Lari Merret

Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Oct 2011
Photo: Lari Merret

Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Oct 2012
Photo: Lari Merret

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Synonyms: Scirpus rogersii (N.E. Br.) Lye
Common names:
Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Tufted perennial with a short rhizome. Leaves reduced to leaf-sheaths. Spikelets all sessile. Perianth present (var. rogersii). Style branches 3. Nutlet wrinkled.
Type location:
Notes: Red data list status: Widespread, Least concern
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Habitat: Seasonal pools, streambeds, swamp
Altitude range: 950 - 2250 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc,S
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Thursday 27 July 2017

Browning, J., Gordon-Gray, K.D., Lock, M., Beentje, H., Vollesen, K., Bauters, K., Archer, C., Larridon, I., Xanthos, M., Vorster, P., Bruhl, J., Wilson, K. & Zhang, X. (2020). Cyperaceae Flora Zambesiaca 14 Pages 32 - 34.

Gordon-Gray, K.D. (1995). Cyperaceae in Natal Strelitzia 2 Pages 154 - 156.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 28 - 29.

Other sources of information about Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii:

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Flora of Malawi: Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii., retrieved 7 February 2023

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