Restio

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Restio
Restio quadratus.jpg
R. quadratus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Order: Poales
Family: Restionaceae
Genus: Restio
Rottb.
Species

R. chaunocoleus
R. confertospicatus
R. crispatus
R. deformis
R. diffusus
R. gigas
R. gracili
R. isomorps
R. jackson
R. laxus
R. leptocarpoides
R. leucoblephara
R. leucoblepharus
R. megalotheca
R. microcodon
R. microdon
R. nitens
R. ornatus
R. serialis
R. sinuosus
R. sphacelatus
R. stenandra
R. stenostachyus
R. striatus
R. tremulus
R. ustulatus

Restio is the name of a group of plants within the Restionaceae. Many species formerly included within the Restio genus are now classified into a number of other genera including Acion, Baloskion and Eurychorda.

Restio tetraphyllus

In common with a number of other genera in the Restionaceae, Restios are widely cultivated for use a garden ornamentals for their attractive nodular foliage and mild frost hardiness.