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Genus: Alafia

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 I > Order: Gentianales > Family: Apocynaceae

About 26 species, native to tropical Africa and Madagascar, with four species native to southern Africa (Zimbabwe and Mozambique).

Species native to southern Africa

List from Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Alafia caudata

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Alafia microstylis

Recorded from Mozambique. See Flora of Mozambique.

 

Alafia orientalis

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Alafia zambesiaca

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 
 

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