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Genus: Acrodon

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 > Order: Caryophyllales > Family: Aizoaceae > Subfamily: Ruschioideae

Six species, endemic to the Western and Eastern Cape, South Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Acrodon bellidiflorus


Acrodon deminutus


Acrodon parvifolius


Acrodon purpureostylus


Acrodon quarcicola


Acrodon subulatus



  • Glen, H.F. 1986. Numerical taxonomic studies in the subtribe Ruschiinae (Mesembryanthemaceae)Astridia, Acrodon and Ebracteola. Bothalia 16: 203226.


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