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Genus: Amellus

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Astereae

The 12 species are endemic to southern Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI).

Amellus alternifolius


Amellus asteroides


Amellus capensis


Amellus coilopodius


Amellus epaleaceus


Amellus flosculosus


Amellus microglossus


Amellus nanus


Amellus reductus


Amellus strigosus


Amellus tenuifolius

Grys Astertjie [Afrikaans]

See West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 216.

Amellus tridactylus 

Vaalastertjie [Afrikaans]

See Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 184.


  • Rommel, A. 1977. Die gattung Amellus L. (Asteraceae - Astereae).


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