Xyris straminea 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.

Lock, J.M. (2010). Xyridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 28 - 29.

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.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 149. Probably listed in error

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

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Flora of Botswana: Xyris straminea
Flora of Malawi: Xyris straminea
Flora of Zambia: Xyris straminea

External websites:

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

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 straminea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112300, retrieved 18 June 2019

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