Scleria paupercula E.A. Rob.

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Scleria paupercula

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Wilderness Area

Scleria paupercula

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Wilderness Area

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Perennial, 20-50 cm tall, from creeping rhizome, straight, 2-3 mm thick, juicy. Inflorescence 1.5-6 cm long, spicate or shortly branched with glomerules of 2-6 spikelets, glumes dark brown.
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Zimbabwe distribution: C
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Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 389.

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 89.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Scleria paupercula., retrieved 20 April 2024

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