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Cyperus melanospermus (Nees) Valck. Sur.

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melanosperma: with black seeds
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Kyllinga melanosperma Nees Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=110600
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Kyllinga melanosperma

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Kyllinga melanosperma is a species of sedge, covered with dark brown scales that culm together to form rhizomes that are about 30–100 centimetres (12–39 in) long. The rhizomes are 2.5–4.0 millimetres (0.10–0.16 in) thick with a purple-brown sheath at the bottom. Kyllinga melanosperma is found in tropical Africa, southern and southeastern Asia. Kyllinga melanosperma propagates by seed.

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Kyllinga melanosperma: Brief Summary

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Kyllinga melanosperma is a species of sedge, covered with dark brown scales that culm together to form rhizomes that are about 30–100 centimetres (12–39 in) long. The rhizomes are 2.5–4.0 millimetres (0.10–0.16 in) thick with a purple-brown sheath at the bottom. Kyllinga melanosperma is found in tropical Africa, southern and southeastern Asia. Kyllinga melanosperma propagates by seed.

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