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Genus: Arctotis

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

There are 62 species, all found in southern Africa but also extending into Angola.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Arctotis acaulis 

Renostergousblom, Botterblom, Gousblom [Afrikaans]

See Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 196; West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 220; Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 230; Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 232.

Arctotis acuminata

 

Arctotis adpressa

Gousblom [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 166.

Arctotis aenea

 

Arctotis angustifolia

Smalblaar Gousblom [Afrikaans]

See West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 220.

Arctotis arctotoides 

 

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 332; Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 98.

Arctotis argentea

 

Arctotis aspera

 

Arctotis auriculata

 

Arctotis bellidiastrum

 

Arctotis bellidifolia

 

Arctotis bolusii

 

Arctotis campanulata

 

Arctotis candida

Malmesbury Gousblom [Afrikaans]

See West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 222.

Arctotis caudata

 

Arctotis crispata

 

Arctotis cuneata

 

Arctotis cuprea

See Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 232.

Arctotis debensis

 

Arctotis decurrens

[=Arctortis merxmuelleri]

Wit-so, Gousblom [Afrikaans]

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 192.(listed as Arctotis merxmuelleri)

 

Arctotis diffusa

 

Arctotis discolor

 

Arctotis dregei

 

Arctotis elongata

 

Arctotis erosa

 

Arctotis fastuosa 

Bittergousblom, Namakwagousblom [Afrikaans]

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 194; Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 196; Creative gardening with indigenous plants. A South African Guide by Pitta Joffe p. 340.

Arctotis flaccida

 

Arctotis fosteri

 

Arctotis frutescens

 

Arctotis gowerae

 

Arctotis graminea

 

Arctotis gumbletonii

Rooi-so, Bottergousblom [Afrikaans]

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 192.

Arctotis hirsuta

Gousblom [Afrikaans]

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 192; West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 220.

Arctotis hispidula

 

Arctotis incisa

 

Arctotis laevis

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 194.

Arctotis lanceolata

 

Arctotis leiocarpa

Gousblom [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 150.

Arctotis leptorhiza

[= Arctotis breviscapa]

Sandveld Gousblom [Afrikaans]

See West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 220 (listed as Arctotis breviscapa).

 

Arctotis linearis

 

Arctotis macrosperma

 

Arctotis microcephala

 

Arctotis perfoliata

 

Arctotis petiolata

 

Arctotis pinnatifida

 

Arctotis pusilla

 

Arctotis revoluta 

Krulblaargousblom [Afrikaans]

See Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 196; West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 222.

Arctotis rogersii

 

Arctotis rotundifolia

 

Arctotis schlechteri

 

Arctotis semipapposa

 

Arctotis serpens

 

Arctotis sessilifolia

 

Arctotis setosa

 

Arctotis stoechadifolia (Trailing Arctotis)

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 192; West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 222; Creative gardening with indigenous plants. A South African Guide by Pitta Joffe p. 292.

Arctotis suffruticosa

 

Arctotis sulcocarpa 

Gousblom [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 150.

Arctotis tricolor

 

Arctotis undulata

 

Arctotis venidioides

 

Arctotis venusta

Gousblom [Afrikaans]

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 194.

Arctotis virgata

 
  

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