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Genus: Disparago

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

There are nine species, all endemic to southern Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Disparago anomala

See Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 236.

Disparago barbata


Disparago ericoides


Disparago gongylodes


Disparago kolbei


Disparago kraussii


Disparago laxifolia


Disparago pilosa


Disparago tortilis 

See Eastern Cape wild flowers by John Manning, Auriol Batten & Hertha Bokelmann p. 276.


  • 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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