Xyris obscura N.E. Br.

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Xyris obscura

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Xyris obscura

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Xyris obscura

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Xyris obscura

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Xyris obscura

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

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Synonyms: Xyris nivea sensu Lewis
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Status: Native
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Mozambique distribution: MS
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Content last updated: Friday 5 December 2014
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 368.

Lock, J.M. (2010). Xyridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Page 8.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 112. Also as Xyris nivea

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 187.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 87.

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Flora of Malawi: Xyris obscura
Flora of Zambia: Xyris obscura
Flora of Zimbabwe: Xyris obscura

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Xyris obscura
African Plant Database: Xyris obscura
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Xyris obscura
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Xyris obscura
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Xyris obscura
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Xyris obscura
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Xyris obscura
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Xyris obscura
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Xyris obscura
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Xyris obscura
JSTOR Plant Science: Xyris obscura
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Xyris obscura
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Xyris obscura
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Xyris obscura
The Plant List (version 1.1): Xyris obscura
Tropicos: Xyris obscura


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Xyris obscura.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112240, retrieved 19 April 2019

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