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Genus: Pentaschistis

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 65 species worldwide (Africa and Madagascar) of which 61 are native to southern Africa (mainly mountainous regions). 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Pentaschistis acinosa


Pentaschistis airoides


Pentaschistis alticola


Pentaschistis ampla


Pentaschistis argentea


Pentaschistis aristidoides


Pentaschistis aristifolia


Pentaschistis aspera


Pentaschistis aurea


Pentaschistis barbata


Pentaschistis basutorum


Pentaschistis calcicola


Pentaschistis capensis


Pentaschistis capillaris


Pentaschistis caulescens


Pentaschistis chippindalliae


Pentaschistis cirrhulosa


Pentaschistis clavata


Pentaschistis colorata


Pentaschistis curvifolia


Pentaschistis densifolia


Pentaschistis ecklonii


Pentaschistis elegans


Pentaschistis eriostoma


Pentaschistis exserta


Pentaschistis galpinii


Pentaschistis glandulosa


Pentaschistis heptamera


Pentaschistis holciformis


Pentaschistis horrida


Pentaschistis juncifolia


Pentaschistis lima


Pentaschistis longipes


Pentaschistis malouinensis


Pentaschistis microphylla


Pentaschistis montana


Pentaschistis natalensis

Pentaschistis oreodoxa


Pentaschistis pallescens


Pentaschistis pallida


Pentaschistis papillosa


Pentaschistis patula


Pentaschistis praecox


Pentaschistis pseudopallescens


Pentaschistis pungens


Pentaschistis pusilla

Pentaschistis pyrophila


Pentaschistis reflexa


Pentaschistis rigidissima


Pentaschistis rosea


Pentaschistis rupestris


Pentaschistis scandens


Pentaschistis setifolia


Pentaschistis tomentella


Pentaschistis tortuosa


Pentaschistis trifida


Pentaschistis triseta


Pentaschistis tysonii


Pentaschistis velutina


Pentaschistis veneta


Pentaschistis viscidula



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