Queenslandiella hylalina (Vahl) Ballard

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Synonyms: Cyperus hyalinus Vahl
Cyperus pumilus sensu Nees
Mariscus hyalinus (Vahl) Ballard
Mariscus suaveolens Cherm.
Pycreus hyalinus (Vahl) Domin
Pycreus pumilus sensu Nees
Queenslandiella mira Domin
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Grassland and coastal bush on coral rock, also as a weed under coconut palms, in sisal plantations and in coastal lawns.
Altitude range: 0 - 30 m
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Mauritius, Madagascar, Maldives, India, Sri Lanka, Malesia and Australia.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z (other?)
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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 125. as Pycreus pumilus

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 308 - 310. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Queenslandiella hylalina
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Queenslandiella hylalina
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Queenslandiella hylalina
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Queenslandiella hylalina
JSTOR Plant Science: Queenslandiella hylalina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Queenslandiella hylalina
Plants of the World Online: Queenslandiella hylalina
Tropicos: Queenslandiella hylalina
Wikipedia: Queenslandiella hylalina

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Queenslandiella hylalina.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=225590, retrieved 4 December 2023

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