Schoenoplectus confusus (N.E.Br.) Lye
var. rogersii (N.E.Br.) Lye

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Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Wilderness Area

Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Wilderness Area

Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii

Photo: Lari Merrett
Mutinondo Wilderness Area

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Synonyms: Scirpus rogersii (N.E. Br.) Lye
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Status: Native
Tufted perennial with a short rhizome. Leaves reduced to leaf-sheaths. Spikelets all sessile. Perianth present (var. rogersii). Style branches 3. Nutlet wrinkled.
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Malawi distribution: N,C
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Browning, J., Gordon-Gray, K.D., Lock, M., Beentje, H., Vollesen, K., Bauters, K., Archer, C., Larridon, I., Xanthos, M., Vorster, P., Bruhl, J., Wilson, K. & Zhang, X. (2020). Cyperaceae Flora Zambesiaca 14 Pages 32 - 34.

Gordon-Gray, K.D. (1995). Cyperaceae in Natal Strelitzia 2 Pages 154 - 156.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 28 - 29.

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Flora of Zambia: Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Schoenoplectus confusus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Schoenoplectus confusus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Schoenoplectus confusus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Schoenoplectus confusus
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iNaturalist: Schoenoplectus confusus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Schoenoplectus confusus
JSTOR Plant Science: Schoenoplectus confusus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Schoenoplectus confusus
Plants of the World Online: Schoenoplectus confusus
Tropicos: Schoenoplectus confusus
Wikipedia: Schoenoplectus confusus

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: Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii., retrieved 23 April 2024

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