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Myrothamnus flabellifolius03.jpg
Habit of Myrothamnus flabellifolius during wet season, growing on quartzite with grasslike tufts of Coleochloa setifera (Ridl.) Gilly, Hamerkop Kloof, Magaliesberg, South Africa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Coleochloa

Eriospora Hochst. ex A.Rich.

Coleochloa is a plant genus in the family Cyperaceae. It is found in sub-Saharan Africa and on the Island of Madagascar.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  3. ^ Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.
  4. ^ Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi. Scripta Botanica Belgica 34: 1-199.

External links[edit]

Coleochloa at the Encyclopedia of Life Edit this at Wikidata