Fimbristylis dichotoma (L.) Vahl

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Synonyms: Fimbristylis diphylla (Retz.) Vahl
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 18.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 550. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 119. also as as Fimbristylis obtusifolia

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 78.

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Flora of Botswana: Fimbristylis dichotoma
Flora of Malawi: Fimbristylis dichotoma
Flora of Zambia: Fimbristylis dichotoma

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fimbristylis dichotoma
African Plant Database: Fimbristylis dichotoma
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JSTOR Plant Science: Fimbristylis dichotoma
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Fimbristylis dichotoma
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Fimbristylis dichotoma
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fimbristylis dichotoma
The Plant List (version 1.1): Fimbristylis dichotoma
Tropicos: Fimbristylis dichotoma

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: Fimbristylis dichotoma., retrieved 25 March 2019

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