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Genus: Arctotheca

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 > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Arctoteae

The five species are native to Mozambique and southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Arctotheca calendula (Cape Weed, Cape Marigold)

Arctotheca forbesiana


Arctotheca marginata


Arctotheca populifolia (Beach Pumpkin)

Seepampoen, Tonteldoek, Tonteldoekblom [Afrikaans]

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 332; West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 218; Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 230.

Arctotheca prostrata


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