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Genus: Schismus

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 six species worldwide (Africa, Mediterranean region to NW India) of which five are native to southern Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Schismus barbatus

 

Schismus inermis

 

Schismus pleuropogon

 

Schismus scaberrimus

 

Schismus schismoides

[= Karroochloa schismoides]

 

 


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