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Genus: Melinis

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 20 species worldwide (mainly Africa) of which 12 are native to southern Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Melinis ambigua

 

Melinis drakensbergensis

 

Melinis effusa

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Melinis kallimorpha

 

Melinis longiseta

 

Melinis macrochaeta

 

Melinis minutiflora

 

Melinis nerviglumis

Melinis repens

Melinis scabrida

 

Melinis subglabra

 

Melinis tenuissima

 

 


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