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Genus: Odontophorus

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 > Leipoldtia group

Four species, endemic to the Northern Cape, South Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Chesselet et al. (2003).

Odontophorus angustifolius

Odontophorus angustifolius subsp. protoparcoides

Odontophorus marlothii


Odontophorus nanus


Odontophorus pusillus



  • Chesselet, P., Burgoyne, P.M., Klak, C., Kurzweil, H., Dold, A.P., Griffin, N.J. and Smith, G.F. 2003. Mesembryanthemaceae. In Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds), Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 633-738. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. 

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