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Genus: Aristida

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 about 290 species worldwide (tropics and subtropics) of which 36 are native to southern Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Aristida adscensionis

 

Aristida aequiglumis

 

Aristida bipartita

 

Aristida brainii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Aristida caerulescens

 

Aristida canescens

 

Aristida congesta

 

Aristida cumingiana

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Aristida curvata

 

Aristida dasydesmis

 

Aristida denudata

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Aristida dewinteri

 

Aristida diffusa

 

Aristida diminuta

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Aristida effusa

 

Aristida engleri

 

Aristida hispidula

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Aristida hordeacea

 

Aristida hubbardiana

 

Aristida junciformis

 

Aristida leucophaea

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Aristida meridionalis

 

Aristida mollissima

 

Aristida monticola

 

Aristida parvula

 

Aristida pilgeri

 

Aristida recta

 

Aristida rhiniochloa

 

Aristida scabrivalvis

 

Aristida sciurus

 

Aristida spectabilis

 

Aristida stipitata

 

Aristida stipoides

 

Aristida transvaalensis

 

Aristida vestita

 

Aristida wildii

 

 


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