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Genus: Duosperma

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

The 12 species are native to Africa, two of which occur in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa 

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

Duosperma crenatum

Perennial shrub, dwarf shrub or herb, growing to height of 1 m. Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Mpumalanga, Limpopo; Botswana; Namibia, Zimbabwe

See Flora of Zimbabwe

Duosperma quadrangulare

Perennial shrub, dwarf shrub or herb, growing to height of 1 m. Distribution in southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia, Zimbabwe

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

References

  • 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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