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Genus: Nidorella

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: Astereae

About 13 species, found mainly in Africa but with one species in Madagascar. There are 11 species in southern Africa.   

Species native to southern Africa

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

Nidorella agria

 

Nidorella anomala

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 310; Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 112.

Nidorella auriculata 

inhlanga [Zulu]

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 310. and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Nidorella foetida 

Vleikruid [Afrikaans]

See West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 200.

Nidorella hottentotica

See Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 112.

Nidorella linifolia

 

Nidorella microcephala

 

Nidorella nordenstamii

 

Nidorella resedifolia

See Flora of Zimbabwe, where it is split into three subspecies - N. r. microcephala, N. r. resedifolia and N. r. serpentinicola.

 

Nidorella tongensis

 

Nidorella undulata

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 310.

Publications

  • Wild, H. 1969. The genus Nidorella Cass. Boletim da Sociedade Broteriana 43: 209-245.

 

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