Isolepis fluitans (L.) R. Br.

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Synonyms: Eleogiton fluitans (L.) Link
Scirpus fluitans L.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: fluitans: floating
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 300. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 34.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 22.

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. As var. fluitans and var. ludwigii

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 78.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 82.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Isolepis fluitans
Flora of Mozambique: Isolepis fluitans
Flora of Zambia: Isolepis fluitans
Flora of Zimbabwe: Isolepis fluitans

External websites:

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

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: Isolepis fluitans., retrieved 13 June 2024

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