Pycreus flavescens (L.) Rchb.[Agg]

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Pycreus flavescens

Choma, Muckle Neuk
Record: EA Robinson
Feb 1954
Photocopy: Mike Bingham

Pycreus flavescens

Victoria Falls
Record: EA Robinson
Jan 1955
Photocopy: Mike Bingham

Pycreus flavescens

Namwala, floodplain
Record: HJ van Rensburg
Apr 1963
Photocopy: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Cyperus flavescens L. subsp. flavescens
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Status: Native
Annual, small to medium-sized, up to 55 cm high; culms tufted, 5-52 cm long, 3-angled to rounded. Leaves up to 28 cm long; leaf blade linear to filiform. Involucral bracts leaf-like 1-4. Inflorescence capitate or simple, primary branches 1-5.
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Notes: Red data list status: widespread, not threatened.
Derivation of specific name: flavescens: pale yellow, yellowish; flavus = yellow
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,E,Lk,S,W
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Content last updated: Wednesday 5 April 2017

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pycreus flavescens
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Pycreus flavescens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pycreus flavescens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pycreus flavescens
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pycreus flavescens
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pycreus flavescens
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pycreus flavescens
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Pycreus flavescens
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pycreus flavescens
Ispot Southern Africa: Pycreus flavescens
JSTOR Plant Science: Pycreus flavescens
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pycreus flavescens
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Pycreus flavescens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pycreus flavescens
The Plant List (version 1.1): Pycreus flavescens
Tropicos: Pycreus flavescens

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: Pycreus flavescens., retrieved 27 July 2017

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