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Genus: Eriocaulon

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: Eriocaulaceae

About 250-400 species (tropical and subtropical), with 22 species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Eriocaulon abyssinicum

Eriocaulon africanum


Eriocaulon afzelianum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Eriocaulon buchananii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Eriocaulon cinereum


Eriocaulon dregei


Eriocaulon elegantulum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Eriocaulon fuscum

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Eriocaulon hydrophilum


Eriocaulon inyangense

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Eriocaulon maculatum


Eriocaulon maronderanum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Eriocaulon matopense

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Eriocaulon mutatum


Eriocaulon pictum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Eriocaulon schlechteri


Eriocaulon setaceum


Eriocaulon sonderianum


Eriocaulon teusczii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Eriocaulon transvaalicum


Eriocaulon welwitschii


Eriocaulon wildii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.



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