Kyllinga triceps Rottb.

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Kyllinga triceps

Chakwenga Headwaters
Record: EA Robinson
Jan 1964
Photocopy: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Cyperus dubius Rottb.
Cyperus tenuifolius Steud. var. tenuifolius
Kyllinga tenuifolia Steud.
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Status: Native
Tufted perennial, culm bases densely covered with persistent old leaf sheaths, triangular, glabrous.
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Notes: The genus Kyllinga is unlikely to survive, and there is strong support to sink it into Cyperus. Whether K. tenuifolia as a synonym of C. dubius receives formal recognition, at either specific or subspecific level remains to be seen.
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,C,Lk,S
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Content last updated: Friday 28 July 2017

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 330. under Kyllinga tenuifolia

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Kyllinga triceps., retrieved 27 February 2024

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