Cyperus tenax Boeckeler

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: tenax: tenacious, strong
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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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 300.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 19.

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

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.

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


Other sources of information about Cyperus tenax:

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Flora of Malawi: Cyperus tenax
Flora of Zambia: Cyperus tenax

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyperus tenax.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=109810, retrieved 14 July 2020

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