Rhynchospora angolensis Turrill

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Rhynchospora angolensis

Kawambwa
Record: EA Robinson
Jun 1957
Photocopy: Mike Bingham

Rhynchospora angolensis

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Rhynchospora angolensis

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Rhynchospora angolensis

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

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Synonyms: Rhynchospora africana Cherm.
Common names:
Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Description:
Leafy perennial up to 105 cm high, with a short rhizome. Culms many, crowded,glabrous, rounded, slender. Leaf blades linear, stiff, erect. Inflorescence a slender panicle, with main branches protruding from the upper leaf sheaths and ending in a few usually stalked and solitary spikelets. Spikelets ovoid; glumes orange-brown to brown; perianth of 6 equal bristles, 3-3.5 mm long.
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Swamps and boggy grasslands
Altitude range: 450 - 1150 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Central, Eastern and Southern Africa
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,Lp,N,Mc,Lk,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Friday 7 July 2017
Literature:

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 360 - 361.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rhynchospora angolensis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Rhynchospora angolensis
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Rhynchospora angolensis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Rhynchospora angolensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Rhynchospora angolensis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rhynchospora angolensis
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JSTOR Plant Science: Rhynchospora angolensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rhynchospora angolensis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Rhynchospora angolensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rhynchospora angolensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Rhynchospora angolensis
Tropicos: Rhynchospora angolensis


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: Rhynchospora angolensis.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=228870, retrieved 20 November 2017

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