Xyris asterotricha Lock

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Status: Native
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Habitat: High altitude grassland in small rocky valleys and in wet boggy soil.
Altitude range: (metres) 1700 - 2100 m
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Worldwide distribution: Restricted to the Chimanimani Mountains of Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Literature:

Lock, J.M. (2010). Xyridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 16 - 17.

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 112.

Timberlake, J., Darbyshire, I., Wursten, B., Hadj-Hammou, J., Ballings, P., Mapaura, A., Matimele, H., Banze, A., Chipanga, H., Muassinar, D., Massunde, J., Chelene, I., Osborne, J., Shah, T. (2016). Chimanimani Mountains: Botany and Conservation. Report produced under CEPF Grant 63512. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London. Page 47.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 86.


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Flora of Mozambique: Xyris asterotricha

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Xyris asterotricha.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112170, retrieved 21 November 2018

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