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PENTAMERIS is a genus of plants in the grass family , native primarily to Africa
Africa
, with a few species in Yemen
Yemen
and on certain islands in the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
.

A significant number of species are endemic to South Africa
Africa
. Species

* Pentameris acinosa - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris airoides - South Africa
Africa
, Lesotho
Lesotho
, Namibia
Namibia
* Pentameris alticola - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris ampla - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris andringitrensis - Madagascar
Madagascar
* Pentameris argentea - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris aristidoides - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris aristifolia - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris aspera - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris aurea - South Africa
Africa
, Lesotho
Lesotho
* Pentameris barbata - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris basutorum - South Africa
Africa
, Lesotho
Lesotho
* Pentameris borussica - Ethiopia
Ethiopia
, Kenya
Kenya
, Uganda
Uganda
, Tanzania
Tanzania
* Pentameris calcicola - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris capensis - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris capillaris - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris caulescens - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris chippindalliae - Tanzania
Tanzania
* Pentameris chrysurus - Tanzania
Tanzania
* Pentameris cirrhulosa - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris clavata - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris colorata - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris curvifolia - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris densifolia - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris dentata - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris dolichochaeta - Ethiopia
Ethiopia
* Pentameris dregeana - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris ecklonii - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris elegans - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris ellisii - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris eriostoma - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris exserta - South Africa
Africa
, Lesotho
Lesotho
* Pentameris galpinii - South Africa
Africa
, Lesotho
Lesotho
* Pentameris glacialis - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris glandulosa - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris heptamera - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris hirtiglumis - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris holciformis - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris horrida - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris humbertii - Madagascar
Madagascar
* Pentameris insularis - Amsterdam I + St. Paul I (both in Indian Ocean ) * Pentameris lima - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris longiglumis - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris longipes - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris macrocalycina - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris malouinensis - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris microphylla - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris minor - Ethiopia
Ethiopia
, Kenya
Kenya
, Uganda
Uganda
, Tanzania
Tanzania
* Pentameris montana - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris natalensis - South Africa
Africa
, Madagascar
Madagascar
, Tanzania
Tanzania
, Malawi
Malawi
, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
, Swaziland
Swaziland
* Pentameris oreodoxa - South Africa
Africa
, Lesotho
Lesotho
* Pentameris oreophila - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris pallescens - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris pallida - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris patula - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris pholiuroides - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris pictigluma - Yemen
Yemen
, Sudan
Sudan
, Rwanda
Rwanda
, Cameroon
Cameroon
, Ethiopia
Ethiopia
, Kenya
Kenya
, Uganda
Uganda
, Tanzania
Tanzania
* Pentameris praecox - Lesotho
Lesotho
* Pentameris pseudopallescens - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris pungens - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris pusilla - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris pyrophila - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris reflexa - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris rigidissima - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris rosea - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris rupestris - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris scabra - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris scandens - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris setifolia - South Africa
Africa
, Lesotho
Lesotho
* Pentameris swartbergensis - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris thuarii - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris tomentella - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris tortuosa - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris trifida - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris triseta - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris trisetoides - Ethiopia
Ethiopia
* Pentameris tysonii - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris uniflora - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris velutina - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris veneta - South Africa
Africa
* Pentameris viscidula - South Africa
Africa

formerly included

see Chaetobromus Danthonia Merxmuellera Pseudopentameris Tenaxia

* Pentameris americana -