Scleria rehmannii C.B. Clarke

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Scleria rehmannii

Chakwenga Headwaters
Record: EA Robinson
Mar 1964
Photocopy: Mike Bingham

Scleria rehmannii

Chakwenga Headwaters
Record: Mike Bingham
Feb 2001
Photocopy: Mike Bingham

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Status: Native
Slender perennial 0.3-1.5 cm tall with long straight woody rhizome. Inflorescence a stiffly erect simple panicle, 4-15 cm long; nutlets 1.5-1.8 mm long and 1-1.3 mm wide.
Type location:
South Africa
Notes: Altitude range: 450-1600(-2100) m
Derivation of specific name: rehmannii: named for Anton Rehmann, 1840-1917, Polish botanist and collector
Habitat: Seasonally or perennially wet grassland, woodland margin on sandy soils.
Altitude range: 450 - 1600 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: DRC Katanga, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp,N,C,Lk,S,W
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Content last updated: Wednesday 22 March 2017

Chapano, Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 32.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 388 - 389.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 121.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Scleria rehmannii., retrieved 29 May 2017

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