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Genus: Oscularia

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 > Delosperma group

Twenty-three species, native to the fynbos of the Western Cape, extending slightly into the Northern Cape.

List of species

Oscularia alba


Oscularia caulescens


Oscularia cedarbergensis


Oscularia compressa


Oscularia comptonii


Oscularia copiosa


Oscularia cremnophila


Oscularia deltoides

Oscularia deltoides

Oscularia excedens


Oscularia guthriae


Oscularia lunata


Oscularia major


Oscularia ornata


Oscularia paardebergensis


Oscularia pedunculata


Oscularia piquetbergensis


Oscularia prasina


Oscularia primiverna


Oscularia steenbergensis


Oscularia superans


Oscularia thermarum


Oscularia vernicolor


Oscularia vredenburgensis


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