Carex brassii Nelmes

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Along river banks and in river beds, bogs and on the forest floor.
Altitude range: 1000 - 2100 m
Flowering time:May - Sep
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Nyika and Mulanje areas in Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
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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 298.

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 22.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Pages 74 - 75.

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

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: Carex brassii., retrieved 13 June 2024

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