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Genus: Sacciolepis

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 30 species worldwide (tropics, mainly Africa) of which nine are native to southern Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Sacciolepis africana


Sacciolepis chevalieri


Sacciolepis curvata


Sacciolepis indica


Sacciolepis interrupta


Sacciolepis microcca

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Sacciolepis rigens


Sacciolepis spiciformis


Sacciolepis typhura


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