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Genus: Geigeria

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: Inuleae

Of the 27 species, 22 are native to southern Africa, the remaining species being found in other parts of Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Geigeria acaulis

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Geigeria affinis

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Geigeria alata


Geigeria aspera


Geigeria brachycephala


Geigeria brevifolia


Geigeria burkei 

Vermeersiektebossie, Vermeerbos [Afrikaans]

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 316; Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 102. and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Geigeria elongata


Geigeria englerana


Geigeria filifolia

Vermeerbos [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 164.

Geigeria nianganensis


Geigeria obtusifolia


Geigeria odontoptera


Geigeria ornativa 

Vermeerbossie, Vermeerbos [Afrikaans], imvane [Xhosa]

See Eastern Cape wild flowers by John Manning, Auriol Batten & Hertha Bokelmann p. 272.

Geigeria otaviensis


Geigeria pectidea


Geigeria pilifera


Geigeria plumosa


Geigeria rigida


Geigeria schinzii

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Geigeria spinosa


Geigeria vigintisquamea



  • Merxmüller, H. 1953. Revision der gattung Geigeria Griesselich.


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