Bolboschoenus glaucus (Lam.) S.G. Sm.

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Synonyms: Schoenoplectus maritimus (L.) Lye
Scirpus maritimus L.
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Status: Native
Notes: We are grateful to Dr Jane Browning for pointing out that the Bolboschoenus found in inland locations such as Zimbabwe is in fact B. glaucus and not, as previously thought, B. maritimus (L.) Palla.
Derivation of specific name: maritimus: maritime, of the sea
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Zimbabwe distribution: S
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Images last updated: Wednesday 5 December 2007

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 118.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bolboschoenus glaucus
African Plant Database: Bolboschoenus glaucus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Bolboschoenus glaucus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bolboschoenus glaucus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bolboschoenus glaucus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bolboschoenus glaucus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bolboschoenus glaucus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bolboschoenus glaucus
Ispot Southern Africa: Bolboschoenus glaucus
JSTOR Plant Science: Bolboschoenus glaucus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bolboschoenus glaucus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Bolboschoenus glaucus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bolboschoenus glaucus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Bolboschoenus glaucus
Tropicos: Bolboschoenus glaucus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Bolboschoenus glaucus., retrieved 25 April 2017

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