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Published Literature and Further Reading
Bouxin, G. 1973. Etude quantitative de quelques aspects de la végétation du Rwanda. Thèse de doctorat, Univ. Liège, 444 p.

Bouxin, G. 1974. Etude phytogéographique des plantes vasculaires du marais Kamiranzovu (forêt de Rugege, Rwanda). Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 44: 141–159.

Bouxin, G. 1976. Ordination and classification in the upland Rugege forest (Rwanda, Central Africa). Vegetatio volume 32, pages 97–115.

Deuse, P. (1966): Contribution à l’étude des tourbières du Rwanda et du Burundi. INRS publication 4: 1-115.

Dharani, Najma. 2011. Field Guide to Common Trees and Shrubs of East Africa.

Fabri, R. 2001. Paul Deuse (1921-1971), botaniste belge méconnu: une page de l’histoire de la recherche scientifique au Rwanda. Systematics and Geography of Plants. Vol. 71, No. 2, Plant Systematics and Phytogeography for the Understanding of African Biodiversity, pp. 115-132 (18 pages). |

Figueiredo E, and G.F. Smith. 2013. The Colonial Legacy in African Plant Taxonomy. S. Afr. J. Sci. 2010; 106(3/4), Art. #161, 4 pages.
DOI: 10.4102/sajs.v106i3/4.161

Fischer, E. 2014. Liverworts and Hornworts of Rwanda, Part 1. ABC taxa Liverworts and Hornworts of Rwanda. 

Fischer, E. 2013. Liverworts and Hornworts of Rwanda. ABC Taxa Vol 14: 552 pp. Part 2:

Fischer, E. and D. Killmann. 2008. Illustrated Field Guide to the Plants of Nyungwe National Park Rwanda. Koblenz Geographical Colloquia. Series Biogeographical Monographs 1. 771 pp.

Fischer, E., D. Killmann, G. Delepierre and J.P. Lebel. 2010. The Orchids of Rwanda. Koblenz Geographical Colloquia. Series Biogeographical Monographs 2. 438 p.

Fischer, E. 2011. Biodiversity Inventory for Key Wetlands in Rwanda. Final Report.

Fischer, E., Dehling M., Lebel, J.P., K   Killmann, D. 2011. Biodiversity Inventory for key wetlands in Rwanda. REMA, 153p.

Raynal J., Sita Paul, Troupin G. (1981). Flore et médecine traditionnelle mission d’étude 1978 au Rwanda: 1 Observations floristiques. Paris : Agence de Coopération Culturelle et Technique, 336 p. multigr. ISBN 92-9028-015-8.

REMA (Fischer, E., Dehling M., Lebel, J.P., Killmann, D.). 2011. Biodiversity Inventory for Key Wetlands in Rwanda. Final Report. University of Koblenz-Landau and Rwanda Environment Management Authority REMA, Kigali, Rwanda. 153 p.

Troupin, G. 1978.  Flore du Rwanda spermatophytes. Musee Royal de l’Afriqque Centrale- Tervuren, Belgique. Annales- IN 8o –sciences economiques – no 9, 1978.

Troupin et al. 1983. Flore du Rwanda, spermatophytes Volume II. Musee Royal de l’ Afrique Centrale- Tervuren, Belgiqque, Annales – serie  No 8 – sciences economiques- no 13. 1983.

Troupin et al. 1985. Flore du Rwanda, Spermatophytes Volume III. Institut National de Recherche  Scientifique. Butare  – Republique Rwandaise – Publication No 30. Agence de cooperation Culturelle et Technique, 1985.

Troupin et al. 1988. Flore du Rwanda, spermatophytes Volume IV. Institut National de Recherche  Scientifique. Butare-Republique Rwandaise– Publication No 41. Agence de cooperation Culturelle et Technique, 1988.

The Lichen Flora of Rwanda: An Annotated Checklist. Christina Bock, Markus Hauck and Eberhard Fischer. 
Willdenowia Bd. 37, H. 2 (Dec. 21, 2007), pp. 563-575 (13 pages). Published By: Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum, Berlin-Dahlem.

Chipompha N.W.S. 1985. Some mushrooms of Malawi. Zomba, Malawi: Forest Research Institute of Malawi.

De Kesel A. 2001. A mushroom dryer for the travelling mycologist. Field Mycol., 2(4), 131-133.

De Kesel A., Codjia J.C. and Yorou S.N. 2002. Guide des champignons comestibles du Bénin. Meise, Belgique : Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.

De Kesel A. and Malaisse F. 2010. Edible wild food: fungi. In: Malaisse F. How to live and survive in Zambezian open forest (Miombo ecoregion). Gembloux, Belgique : Les Presses agronomiques de Gembloux, 41-56.

Degreef J., Malaisse F., Rammeloo J. and Badart E. 1997. Edible mushrooms of the Zambezian woodland area: a nutritional and ecological

Degreef, J., L. Demuynck, A. Mukandera, G. Nyirandayambaje, B. Nzigidahera, and A. De Kesel. 2016. Edible mushrooms, a valuable resource for food security and rural development in Burundi and Rwanda. 20(4) Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. p 1-12.

Härkönen M., Buyck B., Saarimäki T. and Mwasumbi L., 1993. Tanzanian mushrooms and their uses. 1. Russula. Karstenia, 33, 11-50.

Härkönen M., Saarimäki T. and Mwasumbi L., 1994. Tanzanian mushrooms and their uses. 4. Some reddish edible and poisonous Amanita species. Karstenia, 34, 47-60.

Härkönen M., Saarimäki T. and Mwasumbi L. 1995. Edible mushrooms of Tanzania. Karstenia, 35(suppl.).

Härkönen M., Niemelä T. and Mwasumbi L. 2003. Tanzanian mushrooms. Edible, harmful and other fungi. Helsinki: Finish Museum of Natural History. Norrlinia, 10.

Härkönen M. et al. 2015. Zambian mushrooms and mycology. Helsinki: Finish Museum of Natural History. Norrlinia, 29.

Karhula P. et al. 1998. Tanzanian mushrooms and their uses. 6. Lactarius. Karstenia, 38, 49-68.

Morris B. 1987. Common mushrooms of Malawi. Oslo: Fungiflora.

Morris B. 1990. An annotated check-list of the macrofungi of Malawi. Kirkia, 13, 323-364.

Pegler D.N. and Piearce G.D. 1980. The edible mushooms of Zambia. Kew Bull., 35, 475-491.

Piearce G.D. 1981. Zambian mushrooms, customs and folklore. Bull. Br. Mycol. Soc., 15, 139-142.

van Dijk H., Onguene N.A. and Kuyper T.W. 2003. Knowledge and utilization of edible mushrooms by local populations of the rain forest of South Cameroon. Ambio, 32(1), 19-23.

Zoberi, MH. 1973. Some edible mushrooms from Nigeria. The Nigerian Field 38:81–90.