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Genus: Tetragonia

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: Tetragonioideae

The 50-60 species are native to Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and temperate South America. Thirty-five species are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Tetragonia acanthocarpa


Tetragonia arbuscula


Tetragonia caesia


Tetragonia calycina


Tetragonia chenopodioides


Tetragonia decumbens


Tetragonia dimorphantha


Tetragonia distorta


Tetragonia echinata


Tetragonia erecta


Tetragonia fruticosa


Tetragonia galenioides


Tetragonia glauca


Tetragonia halimoides


Tetragonia haworthii


Tetragonia herbacea


Tetragonia hirsuta


Tetragonia lasiantha


Tetragonia microptera


Tetragonia namaquensis


Tetragonia nigrescens


Tetragonia pillansii


Tetragonia portulacoides


Tetragonia rangeana


Tetragonia reduplicata


Tetragonia robusta


Tetragonia rosea


Tetragonia saligna


Tetragonia sarcophylla


Tetragonia schenckii


Tetragonia sphaerocarpa


Tetragonia spicata


Tetragonia tetragonioides


Tetragonia verrucosa


Tetragonia virgata



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