Carex macrophyllidion Nelmes

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Carex macrophyllidion

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Carex macrophyllidion

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Mutinondo Wilderness Area

Carex macrophyllidion

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Wilderness Area

Carex macrophyllidion

Photo: Lari Merrett

Carex macrophyllidion

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Wilderness Area

Carex macrophyllidion

Photo: Mike Bingham

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Slender perennial to 60 cm tall forming large tufts from a short woody rhizome. Leaves V-shaped in cross-section or more-or-less flat, the longest overtopping the inflorescence. Inflorescence a much-branched panicle with many sessile or shortly stalked spikes.
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe; Angola, Tanzania
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Literature:

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 434.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 75.


Other sources of information about Carex macrophyllidion:

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Flora of Malawi: Carex macrophyllidion
Flora of Zambia: Carex macrophyllidion

External websites:

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


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: Carex macrophyllidion.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111850, retrieved 26 June 2019

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