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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Polevansia
De Winter
Species: P. rigida
Binomial name
Polevansia rigida
De Winter

Polevansia is a genus of African plants in the grass family.[1][2][3] The only known species is Polevansia rigida. native to Lesotho and to Cape Province.[4][5]


  1. ^ De Winter, Bernard 1966. Bothalia 9: 130
  2. ^ Tropicos, Polevansia rigida De Winter
  3. ^ Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
  4. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  5. ^ Gibbs Russell, G. E., W. G. M. Welman, E. Retief, K. L. Immelman, G. Germishuizen, B. J. Pienaar, M. Van Wyk & A. Nicholas. 1987. List of species of southern African plants. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa 2(1–2): 1–152(pt. 1), 1–270(pt. 2).