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Genus: Nicolasia

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: Plucheeae

The seven species are endemic to Africa, with six occurring in southern Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Nicolasia costata


Nicolasia felicioides


Nicolasia heterophylla


Nicolasia nitens


Nicolasia pedunculata


Nicolasia stenoptera



  • Merxmüller, H. 1954. Compositen-studien 5: Revision der gattung Nicolasia S.Moore. Mitteilungen der Botanischen Staatssammlung München 2: 1-10.


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