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Genus: Rhombophyllum

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

Five species, native mainly to subtropical thicket vegetation in the Eastern Cape, but the genus has also been recorded from the south-eastern Northern Cape.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Rhombophyllum albanense

 

Rhombophyllum dolabriforme

 

Rhombophyllum dyeri

 

Rhombophyllum nelii

 

Rhombophyllum rhomboideum

 

 


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