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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Restionaceae
Subfamilia: Centrolepidoideae
Genus: Gaimardia
Species: G. amblyphylla – G. australis - G. fitzgeraldi - G. setacea
Gaimardia Gaudich., 1825
Type species: G. australis Gaudich.

Gaimardia is a genus of plants in the Restionaceae family. It has a disjunct distribution in New Zealand, New Guinea, Tasmania and extreme southern South America.[1]

APG III system classifies this genus in the Centrolepidaceae family.

Four species are recognised:[2]

Gaimardia amblyphylla W.M.Curtis – Tasmania
Gaimardia australis Gaudich. – Falkland Islands, Magellan Strait region in Chile + Argentina
Gaimardia fitzgeraldii F.Muell. & Rodw. – Tasmania
Gaimardia setacea Hook.f. –- New Guinea, Tasmania, New Zealand South Island


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Ford, Kerry A. (2014). "Centrolepidaceae. In: Breitwieser, I.; Brownsey, P.J.; Heenan, P.B.; Wilton, A.D. Flora of New Zealand – Seed Plants. Fascicle 2". Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln.

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