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Genus: Leysera

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

One species occurs from North Africa through to the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East. The other two species are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Leysera gnaphalodes

Hongertee, Teebos, Duinetee, Geelblommetjietee, Skilpadtee, Teringtee [Afrikaans]

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 182; West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 208; Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 214.

Leysera tenella

Kleinskilpadteebossie, Teebossie [Afrikaans]

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 182; Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 176.

Publications

  • Bremer, K. 1978. The genus Leysera (Compositae). Botaniska Notiser 131: 369-383.

 

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