Cyperus iria L.

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Zimbabwe distribution: N,E,S
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 534. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 119.


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African Plant Database: Cyperus iria
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cyperus iria
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyperus iria
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyperus iria
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cyperus iria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyperus iria
Ispot Southern Africa : Cyperus iria
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyperus iria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyperus iria
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cyperus iria
Tropicos: Cyperus iria
West African Plants database: Cyperus iria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyperus iria., retrieved 3 December 2016

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