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).

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 88.

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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Flora of Botswana: Cyperus iria

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyperus iria
African Plant Database: Cyperus iria
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyperus iria
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyperus iria
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cyperus iria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyperus iria
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cyperus iria
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cyperus iria
iNaturalist: Cyperus iria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyperus iria
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyperus iria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyperus iria
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cyperus iria
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyperus iria
Plants of the World Online: Cyperus iria
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cyperus iria
Tropicos: Cyperus iria
Wikipedia: Cyperus iria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyperus iria., retrieved 14 November 2019

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