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Genus: Monanthotaxis

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > magnoliids > Order: Magnoliales > Family: Annonaceae

About 60 species, native to tropical Africa and Madagascar, with four species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Monanthotaxis caffra

Native distribution includes Swaziland and South Africa (Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga).


Monanthotaxis buchananii

Native distribution extends from southern Chad and Central African Republic to Kenya and southwards to Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Monanthotaxis chasei

Native distribution includes Zimbabwe and Mozambique.


Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Native distribution includes Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar and Mozambique.


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