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Genus: Heteromorpha

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 seven species are native to sub-Saharan Africa and Yemen and five of them are found in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Heteromorpha arborescens (Parsely Tree)

[= Heteromorpha trifoliata]

Wildepietersieliebos [Afrikaans]

See Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 288; Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 108; Creative Gardening with Indigenous Plants. A South African Guide by Pitta Joffe p. 77.

Heteromorpha involucrata

 

Heteromorpha papillosa

 

Heteromorpha pubescens

 

Heteromorpha stenophylla

 

Publications

  • Winter, P.J.D. & van Wyk, B-E. 1996. A revision of the genus Heteromorpha (Apiaceae). Kew Bulletin 51: 225-265.

 

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