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Genus: Fuirena

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 30 species (warm regions of the world), with 15 native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Fuirena abnormalis

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Fuirena angolensis


Fuirena bullifera


Fuirena ciliaris


Fuirena coerulescens


Fuirena ecklonii


Fuirena hirsuta


Fuirena leptostachya


Fuirena obcordata


Fuirena pachyrrhiza


Fuirena pubescens


Fuirena stolonifera

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Fuirena stricta


Fuirena tenuis


Fuirena umbellata



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