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Genus: Gnaphalium

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

A cosmopolitan genus of about 80 species, of which 13 are native to southern Africa and one naturalised.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Gnaphalium austroafricanum

 

Gnaphalium capense

 

Gnaphalium confine

 

Gnaphalium declinatum

 

Gnaphalium englerianum

 

Gnaphalium filagopsis

 

Gnaphalium gnaphalodes

 

Gnaphalium griquense

 

Gnaphalium limicola

 

Gnaphalium nelsonii

 

Gnaphalium pauciflorum

 

Gnaphalium simii

 

Gnaphalium vestitum

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Gnaphalium polycaulon

Listed as naturalised in POSA, but recorded as native in Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

 

Publications

  • Hilliard, O.M. 1981. Gnaphalium (Compositae) in Africa and Madagascar. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 82: 267-292.

  

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