Cyperus sphaerospermus Schrad.

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Synonyms: Cyperus denudatus L.f. var. sphaerospermus (Schrad.) Kük.
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 541. (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. as Cyperus denudatus var. sphaerospermus

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 119.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 182.

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Flora of Caprivi: Cyperus sphaerospermus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cyperus sphaerospermus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyperus sphaerospermus
African Plant Database: Cyperus sphaerospermus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyperus sphaerospermus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyperus sphaerospermus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyperus sphaerospermus
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyperus sphaerospermus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyperus sphaerospermus
Plants of the World Online: Cyperus sphaerospermus
Tropicos: Cyperus sphaerospermus
Wikipedia: Cyperus sphaerospermus

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 sphaerospermus., retrieved 24 July 2024

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