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Ascolepis capensis

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Poales > Family: Cyperaceae > Genus: Ascolepis

Ascolepis capensis Ascolepis capensis

Ascolepis capensis, Harare-Mutare road near Headlands, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Distribution and habitat

Occurs in wet grasslands of sub-Saharan Africa. Recorded in southern Africa from the eastern regions, including Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa (Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West, Gauteng, Free State), Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

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