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Useful Tropical Plants

Cyperus baronii

C.B.Clarke

Cyperaceae

+ Synonyms

Cyperus mannii C.B.Clarke

Common Name:

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General Information

Cyperus baronii is a perennial, grass-like plant with culms up to 150cm tall[
736
Title
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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http://plants.jstor.org/search?st=2025
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An online flora, not yet complet (2012). Very comprehensive as regards to species covered, but the information on each species is often rather terse.
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The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a source of materials for weaving.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

736
Title
Flora of West Tropical Africa
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://plants.jstor.org/search?st=2025
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An online flora, not yet complet (2012). Very comprehensive as regards to species covered, but the information on each species is often rather terse.

Range

Tropical Africa - Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Madagascar Réunion

Habitat

Montane forest[

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height1.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The stems, after the pith has been removed, are used for weaving baskets[
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Title
Protabase - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
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http://www.prota.org
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0
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An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
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Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2024-05-29. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Cyperus+baronii>

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