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Genus: Ambrosia

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: Asterales > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Heliantheae

The 43 species are native to North and South America. Four are naturalised in southern Africa.  

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Ambrosia artemissifolia (Ragweed) 

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 558.

Ambrosia maritima

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Ambrosia psilostachya

 

Ambrosia tenuifolia

 

 


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