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Genus: Pentameris

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

The nine species are endemic to southern Africa (mountains of Western Cape and Eastern Cape) 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Pentameris distichophylla

 

Pentameris glacialis

 

Pentameris hirtiglumis

 

Pentameris longiglumis

 

Pentameris macrocalycina

 

Pentameris oreophila

 

Pentameris swartbergensis

 

Pentameris thuarii

 

Pentameris uniflora

 

 


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