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Genus: Hertia

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: Senecioneae

About 10 species, found in Africa and Southwest Asia, of which five occur in southern Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Hertia alata

 

Hertia ciliata

 

Hertia cluytiifolia

Ertjiebos [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 158.

Hertia kraussii

 

Hertia pallens

 

Publications

  • Herman, P.P.J. 1998. Asteraceae. Key to the species of the genus Hertia in southern Africa. Bothalia 28,2: 192.

  

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