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Genus: Cenchrus

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 22 species worldwide (native to tropical and warm temperate regions, with two native to southern Africa, and three naturalised. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Cenchrus ciliaris

 

Cenchrus mitis

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Cenchrus biflorus

 

Cenchrus brownii

 

Cenchrus incertus

 

 


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