Cyperus longispicula Muasya & D.A. Simpson

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Common names:
Status: Native
Notes: Recently described
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In soil in rock cracks and vlei grassland on quartzite sands.
Altitude range: (metres) 430 - 500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Simpson, D.A. & Muasya, M. (2004). Three new species of Cyperus (Cyperaceae) from eastern and southern Africa Kew Bulletin 59

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyperus longispicula., retrieved 1 June 2020

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