Elegia (plant)

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Elegia
Elegia fistulosa.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Restionaceae
Genus: Elegia
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Synonyms[1]

Elegia is a genus of grass-like plants in the family Restionaceae described as a genus by Linnaeus in 1771.[2][3] The entire genus is endemic to Cape Province in South Africa.[1] Some are grown as ornamentals in gardens.

species[1]
  1. Elegia acockii
  2. Elegia aggregata
  3. Elegia altigena
  4. Elegia asperiflora
  5. Elegia atratiflora
  6. Elegia caespitosa
  7. Elegia capensis
  8. Elegia coleura
  9. Elegia cuspidata
  10. Elegia decipiens
  11. Elegia deusta
  12. Elegia ebracteata
  13. Elegia elephantina
  14. Elegia equisetacea
  15. Elegia esterhuyseniae
  16. Elegia extensa
  17. †Elegia fastigata
  18. Elegia fenestrata
  19. Elegia filacea
  20. Elegia fistulosa
  21. Elegia fucata
  22. Elegia galpinii
  23. Elegia grandis
  24. Elegia grandispicata
  25. Elegia hookeriana
  26. Elegia hutchinsonii
  27. Elegia intermedia
  28. Elegia juncea
  29. Elegia macrocarpa
  30. Elegia marlothii
  31. Elegia microcarpa
  32. Elegia mucronata
  33. Elegia muirii
  34. Elegia neesii
  35. Elegia nuda
  36. Elegia persistens
  37. Elegia prominens
  38. Elegia racemosa
  39. Elegia recta
  40. Elegia rigida
  41. Elegia spathacea
  42. Elegia squamosa
  43. Elegia stipularis
  44. Elegia stokoei
  45. Elegia tectorum
  46. Elegia thyrsifera
  47. Elegia thyrsoidea
  48. Elegia vaginulata
  49. Elegia verreauxii

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Linnaeus, Carl von. 1771. Mantissa Plantarum 2: 162, 297
  3. ^ Tropicos, Elegia L.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Elegia at Wikimedia Commons