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Genus: Petalidium

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

About 35 species, occurring from Africa to India, with 28 species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Petalidium angustitubum

 

Petalidium aromaticum

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Petalidium bracteatum

Petalidium bracteatum

Petalidium canescens

 

Petalidium cirrhiferum

 

Petalidium coccineum

Petalidium bracteatum

Petalidium crispum

 

Petalidium cymbiforme

 

Petalidium engleranum

 

Petalidium giessii

 

Petalidium halimoides

 

Petalidium lanatum

 

Petalidium linifolium

 

Petalidium lucens

 

Petalidium luteo-album

 

Petalidium oblongifolium

 

Petalidium ohopohense

 

Petalidium parvifolium

 

Petalidium physaloides

 

Petalidium pilosi-bracteolatum

 

Petalidium ramulosum

 

Petalidium rautanenii

 

Petalidium rossmannianum

 

Petalidium setosum

 

Petalidium spiniferum

 

Petalidium subcrispum

 

Petalidium variabile

 

Petalidium welwitschii

 

Publications

  • Obermeyer, A.A. 1936. The South African species of Petalidium. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 18,2: 151-162.

  • 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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