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Genus: Rhinacanthus

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 22 species, occurring from Africa to Asia, with three species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Rhinacanthus gracilis (Dainty Spurs)

See KwaZulu-Natal Wildflowers by Elsa Pooley p. 438 and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Rhinacanthus kaokoensis

 

Rhinacanthus xerophilus

 

Publications

  • Balkwill, K. 1995. Rhinacanthus. Flora of southern Africa 30,3,1: 11-14.

 

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