Odyssea

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Odyssea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Odyssea
Stapf
Type species
Odyssea paucinervis
Stapf

Odyssea is a genus of African and Arabian plants in the grass family.[1][2]

The genus is named after the ancient Greek tale "The Odyssey," in allusion to the long journey the type species has been has taken through nine genera before settling in this one.[1]

Species[3][4]
  1. Odyssea mucronata (Forssk.) Stapf - Eritrea, Somalia, Yemen, possibly Saudi Arabia
  2. Odyssea paucinervis (Nees) Stapf - Zaire, Somalia, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Cape Province, Namibia, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
formerly included[3]

see Psilolemma


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