Cyperus derreilema Steud.

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Status: Native
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Habitat: In open areas in montane forest, sometimes along streams and riverbeds or in swamps.
Altitude range: 2100 - 3050 m
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi
Malawi distribution: S (other?)
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Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 77.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Cyperus derreilema
Flora of Zambia: Cyperus derreilema

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyperus derreilema
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyperus derreilema
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyperus derreilema
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JSTOR Plant Science: Cyperus derreilema
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyperus derreilema
Plants of the World Online: Cyperus derreilema
Tropicos: Cyperus derreilema
Wikipedia: Cyperus derreilema

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Cyperus derreilema., retrieved 11 December 2023

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