Schoenoplectus microglumis K.Lye

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Schoenoplectus microglumis

Kafue Fisheries
Aug 1991
Photo: Mike Bingham

Schoenoplectus microglumis

Kafue Fisheries
Aug 1991
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Schoenoplectiella microglumis (Lye) Lye
Scirpus tenerrimus Peter
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Status: Native
Tufted annual, or sometimes perennial. Stems up to 40 cm long, without transverse septa. Spikelets bristly with glume mucros. The small glumes are distinctive.
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: Microglumis: with small glumes
Habitat: Seasonal swampy grasslands; shallow seepage soil over rock.
Altitude range: 950 - 1650 m
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Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk,S
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Content last updated: Thursday 27 July 2017

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 33.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Schoenoplectus microglumis
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Schoenoplectus microglumis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Schoenoplectus microglumis
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Schoenoplectus microglumis., retrieved 2 August 2021

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