Cyperus rupestris Kunth

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Derivation of specific name: rupestris: of rocky places
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 300. as Cyperus rupestris rupestris

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 12. As Cyperus rupestris amnicola

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.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 82.

Other sources of information about Cyperus rupestris:

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Flora of Botswana: Cyperus rupestris
Flora of Malawi: Cyperus rupestris
Flora of Mozambique: Cyperus rupestris
Flora of Zambia: Cyperus rupestris

External websites:

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

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 rupestris., retrieved 29 March 2023

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