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Genus: Chloris

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 55 species worldwide (tropical and warm temperate regions) of which seven are native to southern Africa and one is naturalised. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Chloris diluta

 

Chloris flabellata

 

Chloris gayana (Rhodes grass)

 

Chloris mossambicensis

 

Chloris pycnothrix

 

Chloris roxburghiana

 

Chloris virgata

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Chloris truncata

 

 


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