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Genus: Anisotes

[= Macrorungia in part - see also Metarungia]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Lamiales > Family: Acanthaceae

Nineteen species, native to Africa, Arabian Peninsula and Madagascar. Three species are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa 

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI) and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Anisotes bracteatus

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Anisotes formosissimus

Perennial shrub growing up to 4 m high. Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa (Limpopo), Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Anisotes rogersii

Perennial shrub growing up to 2 m high. Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa (Limpopo), Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Publications

  • Baden, C. 1995. Anisotes. Flora of southern Africa 30,3,1: 65-68.

  • Welman, W.G. 2003. Acanthaceae. In Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds), Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 92-106. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. 

 


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