Pycreus nigricans (Steud.) C.B. Clarke

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Status: Native
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Habitat: In marshy ground, swamps and bogs, often forming large tussocks.
Altitude range: 1800 - 3000 m
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Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and Madagascar.
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. as Cyperus nigricans

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pycreus nigricans
Flora of Zambia: Pycreus nigricans

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pycreus nigricans
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pycreus nigricans
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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: Pycreus nigricans., retrieved 24 April 2024

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