Cyperus longus L.
var. longus

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Status: Native
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Botswana distribution: N
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 537. Cyperus longus (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 119.

Other sources of information about Cyperus longus var. longus:

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Flora of Caprivi: Cyperus longus var. longus
Flora of Zambia: Cyperus longus var. longus

External websites:

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

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: Cyperus longus var. longus., retrieved 24 July 2024

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