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Genus: Lopholaena

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 20 species, native to tropical and southern Africa, with nine occurring in southern Africa (summer rainfall regions).

Species native to southern Africa

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

Lopholaena brickellioides

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Lopholaena cneorifolia

 

Lopholaena coriifolia 

Pluisbossie [Afrikaans]

Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 44. and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Lopholaena disticha

 

Lopholaena dregeana

 

Lopholaena festiva

 

Lopholaena longipes

 

Lopholaena platyphylla

 

Lopholaena segmentata

 

Publications

  • Phillips, E.P. & Smith, C.A. 1934. A revision of the genus Lopholaena DC. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 21: 221-238.

 

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