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Genus: Juncus

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: Juncaceae

About 250 species (cosmopolitan), with 19 species native to southern Africa and five naturalised. Generally found in moist situations such as along margins of streams, dams and vleis.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Juncus acutus

 

Juncus capensis

 

Juncus cephalotes

 

Juncus dregeanus

 

Juncus effusus

 

Juncus engleri

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Juncus exsertus

 

Juncus inflexus

 

Juncus kraussii

 

Juncus lomatophyllus

 

Juncus obliquus

 

Juncus oxycarpus

Juncus pictus

 

Juncus punctorius

 

Juncus rigidus

 

Juncus rupestris

 

Juncus scabriusculus

 

Juncus sonderianus

 

Juncus stenopetalus

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Juncus bufonius

 

Juncus capillaceus

 

Juncus capitatus

 

Juncus imbricatus

 

Juncus tenuis

 

 


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