Cyperus colymbetes Kotschy & Peyr.

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Synonyms: Anosporum colmbetes (Kotschy & Peyr.) Lye
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Worldwide distribution: Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 87.

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Flora of Mozambique: Cyperus colymbetes

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyperus colymbetes
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyperus colymbetes
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyperus colymbetes
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cyperus colymbetes
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyperus colymbetes
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cyperus colymbetes
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cyperus colymbetes
iNaturalist: Cyperus colymbetes
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyperus colymbetes
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyperus colymbetes
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyperus colymbetes
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cyperus colymbetes
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyperus colymbetes
Plants of the World Online: Cyperus colymbetes
Tropicos: Cyperus colymbetes
Wikipedia: Cyperus colymbetes

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyperus colymbetes., retrieved 31 March 2023

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