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Genus: Ruspolia

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 four species are native to Africa and Madagascar, three of which occur in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Ruspolia decurrens

 

Ruspolia hypocrateriformis (Red Ruspolia)

Rooiruspolia [Afrikaans]

See KwaZulu-Natal Wildflowers by Elsa Pooley p. 78; Creative gardening with indigenous plants. A South African Guide by Pitta Joffe p. 207.

 

Ruspolia seticalyx

 
 

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