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Genus: Dicerothamnus

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: Gnaphalieae

Two species, endemic to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Dicerothamnus adpressus

Dicerothamnus rhinocerotis (Renosterbos)

Renosterbos [Afrikaans]

[= Elytropappus rhinocerotis]

See West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 196; Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 164; Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 238; Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 212.


  • Koekemoer, M. 1993. Synopsis of the genus Disparago (Asteraceae). Bothalia 23,2: 197-206.

  • Levyns, M.R. 1936. A revision of Disparago Gaertn. Journal of South African Botany 2: 95-103.



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