Cyperus amauropus Steud.

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Synonyms: Mariscus leptophyllus (Hochst.) C.B. Clarke
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Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Zambia.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 25. As Mariscus leptophyllus

Harris, T., Darbyshire, I. & Polhill, R. (2011). New species and range extensions from Mt Namuli, Mt Mabu and Mt Chiperone in northern Mozambique Kew Bulletin 66(2) Page 248.

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Flora of Mozambique: Cyperus amauropus
Flora of Zambia: Cyperus amauropus

External websites:

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

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 amauropus., retrieved 16 June 2019

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