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Genus: Pachypodium

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 > Subfamily: Apocynoideae

Of the 18 species, 13 are native to Madagascar and five are native to arid regions of southern Africa. Two species from Madagascar are cultivated in the region.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Pachypodium bispinosum  

Pachypodium lealii

 

Pachypodium namaquanum

 

Pachypodium saundersii

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Pachypodium succulentum

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Pachypodium geayi (Vontaka)

Native to Madagascar.

 

Pachypodium lamerei (Votasitry)

Native to Madagascar.

 

 


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