Carex conferta A. Rich.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Notes: The specimen in the images (Ballings & Wursten PB2983, BR) appears to be the first record from Malawi.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In bogs and along streamsides in high altitude zones with Hagenia, Erica and Hypericum.
Altitude range: 2300 - 2400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Eastern DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi (Nyika only).
Malawi distribution: N
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Endemic status:
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Other sources of information about Carex conferta:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Carex conferta

External websites:

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

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: Carex conferta., retrieved 25 September 2023

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