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Genus: Eleocharis

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

About 200 species (near cosmopolitan), with 17 species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI) and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Eleocharis acutangula

 

Eleocharis atropurpurea

 

Eleocharis brainii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Eleocharis caduca

 

Eleocharis complanata

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Eleocharis decoriglumis

 

Eleocharis dregeana

 

Eleocharis dulcis

 

Eleocharis geniculata

 

Eleocharis limosa

 

Eleocharis marginulata

Eleocharis mutata

 

Eleocharis naumanniana

 

Eleocharis nigrescens

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Eleocharis retroflexa

 

Eleocharis schlechteri

 

Eleocharis variegata

 

 


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