Cyperus alopecuroides Rottb.

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Cyperus alopecuroides

Photo: Kevin Murphy

Cyperus alopecuroides

Photo: Kevin Murphy

Cyperus alopecuroides

Photo: Kevin Murphy

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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 298.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 527. (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 87.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 118.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Cyperus alopecuroides
Flora of Malawi: Cyperus alopecuroides
Flora of Zambia: Cyperus alopecuroides
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cyperus alopecuroides

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyperus alopecuroides
African Plant Database: Cyperus alopecuroides
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JSTOR Plant Science: Cyperus alopecuroides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyperus alopecuroides
Plants of the World Online: Cyperus alopecuroides
Tropicos: Cyperus alopecuroides
Wikipedia: Cyperus alopecuroides

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Cyperus alopecuroides., retrieved 24 July 2024

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