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Genus: Osteospermum

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 > Order: Asterales > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Calenduleae

About 45 species, native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, with 40 species found in southern Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Osteospermum acanthospermum

Onkruidbietou [Afrikaans]

See Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 186.

Osteospermum aciphyllum

 

Osteospermum armatum

 

Osteospermum asperulum

 

Osteospermum attenuatum 

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 332.

Osteospermum australe

 

Osteospermum bidens

 

Osteospermum bolusii

 

Osteospermum burttianum

 

Osteospermum ciliatum

 

Osteospermum corymbosum

 

Osteospermum elsieae

 

Osteospermum glabrum

 

Osteospermum grandidentatum (Yellow Trailing Daisy)

uqoboquba [Xhosa, Zulu]; umadinsane [Zulu]

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 332.

Osteospermum grandiflorum

Muishondbos, Stinkbietou [Afrikaans]

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 186; Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 186.

Osteospermum hafstroemii

 

Osteospermum herbaceum

 

Osteospermum hirsutum

 

Osteospermum hispidum

 

Osteospermum imbricatum 

inkhupuhlana, umasigcolo [Zulu]

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 332.

Osteospermum junceum

 

Osteospermum karrooicum

 

Osteospermum lanceolatum

 

Osteospermum leptolobum

 

Osteospermum microphyllum

Wolfolie [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 166.

Osteospermum montanum

 

Osteospermum muricatum

See Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 102. and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Osteospermum pinnatum 

Jackalsbos [Afrikaans]

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 186; Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 188.

Osteospermum polygaloides 

See Eastern Cape wild flowers by John Manning, Auriol Batten & Hertha Bokelmann p. 274.

Osteospermum potbergense

 

Osteospermum pterigoideum

 

Osteospermum pyrifolium

 

Osteospermum rigidum

Karoo'tjie [Afrikaans]

See Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 228.

Osteospermum rotundifolium

See Hottentots Holland to Hermanus wild flowers by Lee Burman & Anne Bean p. 196.

Osteospermum spinescens

Rivierdraaibos [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 166.

 

Osteospermum spinosum

 

Osteospermum striatum

 

Osteospermum subulatum

See Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 248.

Osteospermum thodei

 

Osteospermum triquetrum

 

Publications

  • Norlindh, T. 1943. Studies in the Calenduleae. 1. Monograph of the genera Dimorphotheca, Castalis, Osteospermum, Gibbaria and Chrysanthemoides. Gleerup, Lund.

  • Norlindh, T. 1954. Further contributions to the genus Osteospermum. Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 48(1): 148-154.

  • Norlindh, T. 1960. Additions to the monograph on Osteospermum. Botaniska Notiser 113: 385-399.

  

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