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Genus: Leersia

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 18 species worldwide (tropics and warm temperate regions) of which four are native to southern Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Leersia denudata

 

Leersia friesii

 

Leersia hexandra

Leersia tisserantii

 

 


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