Fimbristylis complanata (Retz.) Link

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Fimbristylis complanata

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Synonyms: Fimbristylis complanata (Retz.) Link subsp. complanata
Fimbristylis consanguinea Kunth
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Status: Native
Tufted rhizomatous perennial
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Worldwide distribution: Pantropical
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 17.

Gordon-Gray, K.D. (1995). Cyperaceae in Natal Strelitzia 2 Pages 90 - 91.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 50 - 51.

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.

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Flora of Caprivi: Fimbristylis complanata
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Fimbristylis complanata
Flora of Zambia: Fimbristylis complanata
Flora of Zimbabwe: Fimbristylis complanata

External websites:

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

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: Fimbristylis complanata., retrieved 30 May 2024

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