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Genus: Hyparrhenia

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 (mainly Africa, also other tropical regions and the Mediterranean) of which 24 are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Hyparrhenia anamesa

 

Hyparrhenia bracteata

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Hyparrhenia collina

 

Hyparrhenia cymbaria

 

Hyparrhenia dichroa

 

Hyparrhenia diplandra

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Hyparrhenia dregeana

 

Hyparrhenia familiaris

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Hyparrhenia filipendula

 

Hyparrhenia finitima

 

Hyparrhenia gazensis

 

Hyparrhenia hirta

 

Hyparrhenia newtonii

 

Hyparrhenia nyassae

 

Hyparrhenia pilgeriana

 

Hyparrhenia poecilotricha

 

Hyparrhenia quarrei

 

Hyparrhenia rudis

 

Hyparrhenia rufa

 

Hyparrhenia schimperi

 

Hyparrhenia tamba

 

Hyparrhenia umbrosa

 

Hyparrhenia variabilis

 

Hyparrhenia welwitschii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

 


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