Back to Biodiversity Explorer main pageGo to Iziko Museums of Cape Town home pageAbout Biodiversity Explorer - history, goals, etc.Send us your questions about southern African biodiversityPeople who have contributed content and images.Search Biodiversity Explorer

Genus: Arctopus

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 > Asterids > Euasterid II > Order: Apiales > Family: Apiaceae

The three species are endemic to the Northern, Western and Eastern Cape. 

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI)

Arctopus dregei

 

Arctopus echinatus

Platdoring, Platannadoring, Sieketroos [Afrikaans]

See West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 188; Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 184; Hottentots Holland to Hermanus wild flowers by Lee Burman & Anne Bean p. 146.

Arctopus monacanthus

 

Publications

  • Burtt, B.L. 1991. Umbelliferae of southern Africa: an introduction and annotated checklist. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 48: 133-282.

 

Contact us if you can contribute information or images to improve this page.

Biodiversity Explorer home   Iziko home   Search