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Genus: Salpinctium

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 three species are endemic to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Salpinctium hirsutum


Salpinctium natalense

See KwaZulu-Natal Wildflowers by Elsa Pooley p. 492.


Salpinctium stenosiphon



  • Edwards, T. & Getliffe Norris, F. 1989. Salpinctium, a new genus of Acanthaceae in southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 55: 6-10.


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