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Genus: Kyllinga

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 60 species (warm, moist regions of the world), with 18 species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Kyllinga alata


Kyllinga alba


Kyllinga albiceps

[= Kyllinga merxmuelleri]


Kyllinga brevifolia


Kyllinga bulbosa

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Kyllinga crassipes

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Kyllinga elatior


Kyllinga erecta

Kyllinga melanosperma


Kyllinga nemoralis


Kyllinga odorata


Kyllinga pauciflora


Kyllinga platyphylla

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Kyllinga polyphylla


Kyllinga pulchella


Kyllinga pumila

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Kyllinga squamulata

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Kyllinga welwitschii



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