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Genus: Tetraria

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 50 species (Australia, New Zealand and Africa, but mainly in southern Africa), with 42 species native to southern Africa (mainly in fynbos of the Western Cape).

Species native to southern Africa

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

Tetraria bolusii


Tetraria brachyphylla


Tetraria bromoides

Tetraria burmannii


Tetraria capillacea


Tetraria compacta


Tetraria compar


Tetraria crassa


Tetraria crinifolia


Tetraria cuspidata


Tetraria exilis


Tetraria eximia

Tetraria fasciata


Tetraria ferruginea


Tetraria fimbriolata


Tetraria flexuosa


Tetraria fourcadei


Tetraria galpinii


Tetraria graminifolia


Tetraria involucrata

Tetraria ligulata


Tetraria maculata


Tetraria microstachys


Tetraria mlanjensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Tetraria nigrovaginata


Tetraria paludosa


Tetraria picta


Tetraria pillansii


Tetraria pubescens


Tetraria pygmaea


Tetraria robusta


Tetraria schonlandii


Tetraria secans


Tetraria sylvatica


Tetraria thermalis

Tetraria triangularis


Tetraria ustulata


Tetraria vaginata


Tetraria variabilis



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