Xyris anceps Lam.
var. anceps

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Xyris anceps var. anceps

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Xyris anceps var. anceps

Photo: Kevin Murphy

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Status: NOT in Botswana
Notes: This is a strictly coastal species and the listing in Setshogo, 2005:149 is considered in error.
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Worldwide distribution: Along the East African coast from Kenya to KwaZulu-Natal South Africa. Also along the West African coast from Nigeria to Angola.
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Lock, J.M. (2010). Xyridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 22 - 23.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 149. Listed in error

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 29.

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Flora of Mozambique: Xyris anceps var. anceps
Flora of Zambia: Xyris anceps var. anceps

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

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: Xyris anceps var. anceps.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=208540, retrieved 25 June 2024

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