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Genus: Xylopia

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 100-160 species, pantropical in distribution. Five species are 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.

Xylopia aethiopica

Native distribution extends from West Africa eastwards and southwards to Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Xylopia odoratissima

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Xylopia parviflora

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Xylopia tomentosa

 

Xylopia torrei

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

 


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