Fuirena ciliaris (L.) Roxb.

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in Africa, Asia and Australia.
Botswana distribution: N.SE
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Browning, J., Gordon-Gray, K.D., Lock, M., Beentje, H., Vollesen, K., Bauters, K., Archer, C., Larridon, I., Xanthos, M., Vorster, P., Bruhl, J., Wilson, K. & Zhang, X. (2020). Cyperaceae Flora Zambesiaca 14 Pages 19 - 21. (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 88.

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

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 78. as Fuirena ciliaris

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 183.

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Flora of Caprivi: Fuirena ciliaris
Flora of Malawi: Fuirena ciliaris
Flora of Mozambique: Fuirena ciliaris
Flora of Zambia: Fuirena ciliaris
Flora of Zimbabwe: Fuirena ciliaris

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fuirena ciliaris
African Plant Database: Fuirena ciliaris
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Fuirena ciliaris
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Fuirena ciliaris
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Fuirena ciliaris
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iNaturalist: Fuirena ciliaris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fuirena ciliaris
JSTOR Plant Science: Fuirena ciliaris
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fuirena ciliaris
Plants of the World Online: Fuirena ciliaris
Tropicos: Fuirena ciliaris
Wikipedia: Fuirena ciliaris

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: Fuirena ciliaris.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=110690, retrieved 20 July 2024

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