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Genus: Crepis

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: Lactuceae

The 200 species are found in the northern Hemisphere and tropical Africa. Two species have been introduced to southern Africa: Crepis capillaris and Crepis hypochaeridea, with another species cultivated in the region.  

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Crepis capillaris

 

Crepis hypochoeridea 

See Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 118. and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Crepis jacquinii

Native from Germany to Romania.

 
 

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