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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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