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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Arundinoideae
Tribus: Arundineae
Genus: Dregeochloa
Species: D. calviniensis – D. pumila

Dregeochloa Conert, Senckenberg. Biol. 47: 335 (1966)
Type species: Dregeochloa pumila (Nees) Conert, Senckenberg. Biol. 47: 338 (1966)


Conert, H.J. (1966) Senckenbergiana Biologica 47: 335.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Dregeochloa in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Dregeochloa. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6. 2013. Dregeochloa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Dregeochloa. Published online. Accessed: 6 Nov. 2013.

Dregeochloa is a genus of African plants in the grass family.[1][2]

Dregeochloa is most remarkable for the species D. pumila, the only known example of leaf succulence in the entire grass family.


Dregeochloa calviniensis Conert - Cape Province
Dregeochloa pumila (Nees) Conert - Namibia, Cape Province


Conert, Hans Joachim 1966. Senckenbergiana Biologica 47: 335
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Dregeochloa
Sanbi Red List of South African Plants, Species search: Dregeochloa

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