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Genus: Fimbristylis

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 300 species (warm and temperate regions), with twelve species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Fimbristylis aphylla


Fimbristylis bisumbellata


Fimbristylis bivalvis


Fimbristylis complanata


Fimbristylis cymosa


Fimbristylis dichotoma

[= Fimbristylis obtusifolia]


Fimbristylis ferruginea


Fimbristylis microcarya


Fimbristylis miliacea

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Fimbristylis schoenoides

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Fimbristylis squarrosa


Fimbristylis variegata


Fimbristylis x dregeana



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