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Genus: Brachypodium

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 16 species worldwide (native to temperate Eurasia, tropical mountains, Mexico to Bolivia) of which three are native to southern Africa and one naturalised.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Brachypodium bolusii

 

Brachypodium flexum

 

Brachypodium fontanesianum

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Brachypodium distachyon

 

 


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