Xyris congensis B├╝ttner

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Synonyms: Xyris hildebrandtii L.A. Nilsson
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 368.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 38.

Lock, J.M. (2010). Xyridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 8 - 11. (Includes a picture).

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.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 187.

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

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Flora of Malawi: Xyris congensis
Flora of Mozambique: Xyris congensis
Flora of Zambia: Xyris congensis

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

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: Xyris congensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112190, retrieved 15 November 2019

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