Scleria pergracilis (Nees) Kunth

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Scleria pergracilis

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Synonyms: Scleria calcicola E.A.Robinson (confirmation required)
Scleria ustulata Ridl.
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Tufted annual 15─60 cm tall, entirely glabrous except for leaf sheaths sometimes sparsely hairy; stems slender. Inflorescence simply spicate or very shortly branched near the base 2─8(─18) cm long, with many erect or spreading glomerules of 1─3 spikelets, each 4-5 mm long, dark red.
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Derivation of specific name: pergracilis: very graceful
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Mozambique distribution: T
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Literature:

Gordon-Gray, K.D. (1995). Cyperaceae in Natal Strelitzia 2 Page 184.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 395 - 397. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Scleria pergracilis
African Plant Database: Scleria pergracilis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Scleria pergracilis
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Scleria pergracilis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Scleria pergracilis
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JSTOR Plant Science: Scleria pergracilis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Scleria pergracilis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Scleria pergracilis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Scleria pergracilis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Scleria pergracilis
Tropicos: Scleria pergracilis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Scleria pergracilis.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111720, retrieved 23 March 2017

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