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Tabernaemontana

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: Plumerioideae

About 110 species, occurring through the tropics, with three species native to southern Africa and a further two species that 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.

Tabernaemontana elegans (Toad tree)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Tabernaemontana stapfiana

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Tabernaemontana ventricosa (Forest toad tree)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

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

Tabernaemontana divaricata (Moon beam, Coffee rose)

Native from India to China.

 

Tabernaemontana pandacaqui (Banana bush)

Native from SE Asia to Australia.

 

 


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