Fimbristylis squarrosa Vahl

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Derivation of specific name: squarrosa: rough with stiff, spreading scales, bracts or other processes.
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 18.

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: cultivated Fimbristylis squarrosa
Flora of Zambia: Fimbristylis squarrosa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Fimbristylis squarrosa

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

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 squarrosa., retrieved 30 May 2024

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