Pycreus atrorubidus Nelmes

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Status: Native
More or less caespitose plants with dark red-black spikelets in a sessile pseudo-lateral cluster.
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Habitat: damp places on mountains to 5,000 ft.
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Worldwide distribution: SE Africa
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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Hutchinson, J. & Dalziel, J.M. (edited by Hepper, F.N.) (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa, vol 3, part 2 2nd edition. Crown Agents. London.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pycreus atrorubidus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pycreus atrorubidus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pycreus atrorubidus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pycreus atrorubidus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pycreus atrorubidus
JSTOR Plant Science: Pycreus atrorubidus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pycreus atrorubidus
Plants of the World Online: Pycreus atrorubidus
Tropicos: Pycreus atrorubidus
Wikipedia: Pycreus atrorubidus

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: Pycreus atrorubidus., retrieved 29 November 2023

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