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Genus: Aira

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: Poaceae

There are eight species worldwide (native to Europe and the Mediterranean through to Iran) of which two are introduced weeds in southern Africa.

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Aira cupaniana

 

Aira praecox

 

Publications

  • Linder, H.P. 1991. Aira praecox, a new record from southern Africa. Bothalia 21: 55.

 


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