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Genus: Sporobolus

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 160 species worldwide (tropical and warm temperate regions) of which 47 are native to southern Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Sporobolus acinifolius

 

Sporobolus africanus

Sporobolus albicans

 

Sporobolus bechuanicus

 

Sporobolus centrifugus

 

Sporobolus congoensis

 

Sporobolus conrathii

 

Sporobolus consimilis

 

Sporobolus cordofanus

 

Sporobolus coromandelianus

 

Sporobolus discosporus

 

Sporobolus engleri

 

Sporobolus festivus

 

Sporobolus fimbriatus

Sporobolus fourcadii

 

Sporobolus ioclados

 

Sporobolus ludwigii

 

Sporobolus macranthelus

 

Sporobolus mauritianus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Sporobolus micranthus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Sporobolus molleri

Sporobolus mopane

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Sporobolus myrianthus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Sporobolus natalensis

 

Sporobolus nebulosus

 

Sporobolus nervosus

 

Sporobolus nitens

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Sporobolus oxyphyllus

 

Sporobolus panicoides

 

Sporobolus paniculatus

 

Sporobolus pectinatus

 

Sporobolus pellucidus

 

Sporobolus piliferus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Sporobolus pyramidalis

Sporobolus rangei

 

Sporobolus salsus

 

Sporobolus sanguineus

Sporobolus smutsii

 

Sporobolus spicatus

 

Sporobolus stapfianus

 

Sporobolus stolzii

 

Sporobolus subtilis

Sporobolus subulatus

 

Sporobolus tenellus

 

Sporobolus uniglumis

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Sporobolus virginicus

 

Sporobolus welwitschii

 

References

  • Fish, L. 2006. A new species of Sporobolus (Sporobolinae) in South Africa. Bothalia 36(1): 71-73.

 


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