Cyperus longispicula Muasya & D.A. Simpson

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Common names:
Status: Native
Notes: Recently described
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Habitat: In soil in rock cracks and vlei grassland on quartzite sands.
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Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 77.

Simpson, D.A. & Muasya, M. (2004). Three new species of Cyperus (Cyperaceae) from eastern and southern Africa Kew Bulletin 59

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Cyperus longispicula

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

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: Cyperus longispicula., retrieved 14 April 2024

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