Juncus lomatophyllus Spreng.

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Synonyms: Juncus capensis Thunb. var. latifolius E. Mey.
Juncus cymosus Lam.
Juncus engleri sensu Mapaura & Timberlake
Juncus lomatophyllus Spreng. var. lutescens Buchenau
Juncus lomatophyllus Spreng. var. aristatus Buchenau
Juncus lomatophyllus Spreng. var. congestus Adamson
Juncus viridifolius Adamson
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Status: Native
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Habitat: in permanently wet areas such as streams and edges of ponds etc.
Altitude range: 0 - 1700 m
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Eswatini and South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: MS,M
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 34.

Crawford, F.M. (2010). Juncaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 99 - 100.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 128.

Haines, R.W. & Lye, K. (1983). The Sedges and Rushes of East Africa East African Natural History Society, Nairobi, Kenya Pages 32 - 33. As Juncus engleri (Includes a picture).

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 92. as Juncus engleri

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 570 - 571. (Includes a picture).

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Juncus lomatophyllus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=113020, retrieved 24 July 2024

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