Rhynchospora rubra (Lour.) Makino
subsp. africana J. Raynal

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Derivation of specific name: rubra: red (flowers)
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 48.

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 89.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 121.

Other sources of information about Rhynchospora rubra subsp. africana:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Rhynchospora rubra subsp. africana

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Rhynchospora rubra subsp. africana.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111530, retrieved 1 June 2023

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