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Genus: Phaulopsis

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 20 species, native from Africa to India, with two species occurring in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Phaulopsis imbricata

Umhlonyane [Zulu]

See KwaZulu-Natal Wildflowers by Elsa Pooley p. 198 and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Phaulopsis semiconica



  • Manktelow, M. 1996. Phaulopsis (Acanthaceae): a monograph. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 31,2: 1-184.


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