Scleria lacustris Sauvalle

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Scleria lacustris

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Common names:
Annual, rooted emergent aquatic, stems up to 2.8 m long (APD).
Derivation of specific name: lacustris: of the lake (lacus)
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Worldwide distribution: Regional: Zambia, Botswana (Okavango)
Global: West Africa, Madagascar
Botswana distribution:
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Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 121.

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Flora of Zambia: Scleria lacustris

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Scleria lacustris
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Scleria lacustris
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Scleria lacustris
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Scleria lacustris
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Scleria lacustris
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Scleria lacustris
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Scleria lacustris
iNaturalist: Scleria lacustris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Scleria lacustris
JSTOR Plant Science: Scleria lacustris
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Scleria lacustris
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Scleria lacustris
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Scleria lacustris
Plants of the World Online: Scleria lacustris
Tropicos: Scleria lacustris
Wikipedia: Scleria lacustris

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Scleria lacustris., retrieved 3 October 2022

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