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Genus: Glossochilus

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 two species are endemic to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Glossochilus burchellii

Perennial herb growing to height of 0.2 m. Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Northern Cape; Botswana.

 

Glossochilus parviflorus

Perennial herb growing to height of 0.3 m. Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Limpopo.

 

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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