Xyris obscura N.E. Br.

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Xyris obscura

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Xyris obscura

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Xyris obscura

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Xyris obscura

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Xyris obscura

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

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Synonyms: Xyris nivea sensu Lewis
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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Friday 5 December 2014
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 368.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 187.


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Flora of Malawi: Xyris obscura
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Flora of Zambia: Xyris obscura

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


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: Xyris obscura.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112240, retrieved 31 July 2016

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