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Pennisetum setaceum (Fountain grass, Pronkgras)

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 > Genus: Pennisetum

Pennisetum setaceum (Fountain grass, Pronkgras) Pennisetum setaceum (Fountain grass, Pronkgras)

Pennisetum setaceum, Lake Chivero, Zimbabwe. [photos Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Indigenous from tropical Africa to southwest Asia. A declared Category 1 invasive plant in South Africa. See Flora of Zimbabwe.




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