Kyllinga platyphylla K. Schum.

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Synonyms: Cyperus ciliato-pilosus Mattf. & Kük.
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Derivation of specific name: platyphylla: wide leaved
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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 88.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Kyllinga platyphylla
Flora of Mozambique: Kyllinga platyphylla
Flora of Zambia: Kyllinga platyphylla
Flora of Zimbabwe: Kyllinga platyphylla

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kyllinga platyphylla
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kyllinga platyphylla
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Wikipedia: Kyllinga platyphylla

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Kyllinga platyphylla., retrieved 25 May 2024

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