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Genus: Ehrharta

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 35 species worldwide (Africa and Indonesia to New Zealand) of which 24 species are native to southern Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Ehrharta barbinodis

 

Ehrharta brachylemma

 

Ehrharta brevifolia

 

Ehrharta bulbosa

 

Ehrharta calycina

 

Ehrharta capensis

 

Ehrharta delicatula

 

Ehrharta dura

 

Ehrharta eburnea

 

Ehrharta erecta

Ehrharta longiflora

 

Ehrharta longifolia

 

Ehrharta longigluma

 

Ehrharta melicoides

 

Ehrharta microlaena

 

Ehrharta ottonis

 

Ehrharta pusilla

 

Ehrharta ramosa

 

Ehrharta rehmannii

 

Ehrharta rupestris

 

Ehrharta setacea

 

Ehrharta thunbergii

 

Ehrharta triandra

 

Ehrharta villosa

 

Publications

  • Verboom, G.A., Linder, H.P. and Stock, W.D. 2004.Testing the adaptive nature of radiation: growth form and life history divergence in the African grass genus Ehrharta (Poaceae: Ehrhartoideae). Am. J. Bot. 91, 13641370.

 


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