Cyperus chersinus (N.E.Br.) Kük.

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Synonyms: Mariscus chersinus N.E. Br.
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,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 528. (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. As Mariscus chersinus

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 118.

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Flora of Botswana: Cyperus chersinus
Flora of Caprivi: Cyperus chersinus

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

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 chersinus., retrieved 29 March 2023

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