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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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