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Genus: Rhynchospora

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 250 species (cosmopolitan, mainly America), with nine species native to southern Africa .

Species native to southern Africa

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

Rhynchospora barrosiana


Rhynchospora brownii

[= Rhynchospora rugosa]


Rhynchospora candida


Rhynchospora corymbosa


Rhynchospora gracillima


Rhynchospora holoschoenoides


Rhynchospora perrieri


Rhynchospora rubra


Rhynchospora spectabilis



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