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Olyra may refer to:

  • Olyra (fish), genus of catfishes
  • Olyra (plant), genus of Bambusoideae
  • Olyra (moth), a genus of moths that was replaced by Euwallengrenia.

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Olyra (fish)

Olyra is a genus of catfishes of the family Bagridae. This genus occurs throughout South Asia and western Indochina, from India to western Thailand.

In Asia, Olyra species are known as fighting catfish; they are placed in small aquaria to battle one another similar to Siamese fighting fish, and money is bet on the outcome.

Olyra (plant)

Olyra is a genus of tropical plants in the grass family. It is native primarily to the Western Hemisphere, with one species extending into Africa.

  1. Olyra amapana Soderstr. & Zuloaga - Brazil( Amapá, Rondônia, Amazonas), Venezuela ( Amazonas))
  2. Olyra bahiensis R.P.Oliveira & Longhi-Wagner - Bahia
  3. Olyra buchtienii Hack. - Peru, Bolivia
  4. Olyra caudata Trin. - Trinidad & Tobago, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador
  5. Olyra ciliatifolia Raddi - Trinidad & Tobago, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina ( Misiones, Corrientes)
  6. Olyra davidseana Judz. & Zuloaga - Brazil ( Pará, Amazonas)
  7. Olyra ecaudata Döll - Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador
  8. Olyra fasciculata Trin. - Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina ( Tucumán, Salta, Jujuy, Misiones)
  9. Olyra filiformis Trin. - Bahia
  10. Olyra glaberrima Raddi - Mexico, Central America, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay
  11. Olyra holttumiana Soderstr. & Zuloaga - Panama
  12. Olyra humilis Nees - Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina ( Misiones, Corrientes)
  13. Olyra juruana Mez - Brazil ( Pará, Amazonas), Peru ( Loreto, Cusco, Pasco)
  14. Olyra latifolia L. - tropical Africa ( Senegal to Zimbabwe), Comoros, Madagascar, Americas ( Mexico to Paraguay + West Indies)
  15. Olyra latispicula Soderstr. & Zuloaga - Bahia
  16. Olyra longifolia Kunth - tropical South America
  17. Olyra loretensis Mez - Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Brazil
  18. Olyra maranonensis Swallen - Peru
  19. Olyra obliquifolia Steud. - Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil ( Amapá, Pará, Maranhão)
  20. Olyra retrorsa Soderstr. & Zuloaga - Mato Grosso
  21. Olyra standleyi Hitchc. - Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia
  22. Olyra tamanquareana Soderstr. & Zuloaga - Brazil ( Amazonas)
  23. Olyra taquara Swallen - Brazil ( Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, D.F., Pará)
  24. Olyra wurdackii Swallen - Venezuela ( Amazonas), Brazil ( Amazonas)
formerly included

see Agnesia Arberella Cryptochloa Ichnanthus Lithachne Parodiolyra Piresia Piresiella Raddia Raddiella Sucrea