Chamaexeros is a genus of tufted perennial herbs in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Lomandroideae (formerly family Laxmanniaceae).[1]

Chamaexeros
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Chamaexeros fimbriata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Lomandroideae
Genus: Chamaexeros
Benth.

The genus contains 4 known species, all endemic to Western Australia:[2]

  1. Chamaexeros fimbriata (F.Muell.) Benth.
  2. Chamaexeros longicaulis T.D.Macfarl.
  3. Chamaexeros macranthera Kuchel
  4. Chamaexeros serra (Endl.) Benth. Little Fringe-leaf[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stevens, P.F., Angiosperm Phylogeny Website: Asparagales: Lomandroideae
  2. ^ "Chamaexeros". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 19 April 2009.
  3. ^ "Chamaexeros". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.