Schoenoplectiella microglumis K.Lye

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Schoenoplectiella microglumis

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Schoenoplectiella microglumis

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Synonyms: Schoenoplectus microglumis Lye
Scirpus tenerrimus Peter
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Status: Native
Tufted annual, or sometimes perennial. Stems up to 40 cm long, without transverse septa. Spikelets bristly with glume mucros. The small glumes are distinctive.
Derivation of specific name: Microglumis: with small glumes
Habitat: Seasonal swampy grasslands; shallow seepage soil over rock.
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana.
Botswana distribution: N
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Browning, J., Gordon-Gray, K.D., Lock, M., Beentje, H., Vollesen, K., Bauters, K., Archer, C., Larridon, I., Xanthos, M., Vorster, P., Bruhl, J., Wilson, K. & Zhang, X. (2020). Cyperaceae Flora Zambesiaca 14 Page 43.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 33.

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Flora of Zambia: Schoenoplectiella microglumis
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Schoenoplectiella microglumis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Schoenoplectiella microglumis
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Wikipedia: Schoenoplectiella microglumis

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: Schoenoplectiella microglumis., retrieved 30 May 2024

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