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Genus: Hymenolepis

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: Anthemideae

The seven species are endemic to the Western and Eastern Cape.  

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Hymenolepis cynopus


Hymenolepis dentata


Hymenolepis gnidioides


Hymenolepis incisa


Hymenolepis indivisa


Hymenolepis parviflora (Coulter-bush)

[= Athanasia parviflora]

P˘bos, Pokbos, Koulterbos [Afrikaans]

See Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 218; Creative gardening with indigenous plants. A South African Guide by Pitta Joffe p. 191.

Hymenolepis speciosa


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