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Genus: Panicum

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 470 species worldwide (tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions) of which 62 are native to southern Africa. Panicum miliaceum (Common millet) is a domesticated species originating from Central Asia that is grown to a limited extent in southern Africa and which has become naturalised as well. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Panicum aequinerve

 

Panicum arbusculum

 

Panicum arcurameum

 

Panicum atrosanguineum

 

Panicum bechuanense

 

Panicum brazzavillense

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum brevifolium

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum chambeshii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum coloratum

 

Panicum comorense

 

Panicum deustum

Panicum dewinteri

 

Panicum dregeanum

Panicum ecklonii

 

Panicum eickii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum fluviicola

 

Panicum funaense

 

Panicum genuflexum

 

Panicum gilvum

 

Panicum glandulopaniculatum

 

Panicum gracilicaule

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum graniflorum

 

Panicum haplocaulos

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum heterostachyum

 

Panicum hymeniochilum

 

Panicum impeditum

 

Panicum inaequilatum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum infestum

 

Panicum kalaharense

 

Panicum kasumense

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum lanipes

 

Panicum laticomum

 

Panicum madipirense

 

Panicum maximum

Panicum melanospermum

 

Panicum merkeri

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum minus

 

Panicum monticola

Panicum natalense

 

Panicum nervatum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum novemnerve

 

Panicum parvifolium

 

Panicum peteri

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum phragmitoides

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum pilgerianum

 

Panicum poaeoides

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum porphyrrhizos

 

Panicum repens

 

Panicum repentellum

 

Panicum sabiense

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum sancta-luciense

 

Panicum schinzii

 

Panicum simulans

 

Panicum stapfianum

 

Panicum subalbidum

 

Panicum subflabellatum

 

Panicum trichocladum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum trichoides

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum trichonode

 

Panicum wiehei

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum zambesiense

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Panicum volutans

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Panicum miliaceum (Common millet)

 

 

 


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