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Genus: Pegolettia

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: Inuleae

The nine species are native to Africa and the Middle East and all of them occur in southern Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Pegolettia baccaridifolia


Pegolettia gariepina


Pegolettia lanceolata


Pegolettia oxyodonta


Pegolettia pinnatilobata


Pegolettia plumosa


Pegolettia retrofracta

Perdebos, Geelbergdraaibos [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 168.

Pegolettia senegalensis

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Pegolettia tenuifolia



  • Anderberg, A. 1986. The genus Pegolettia (Compositae, Inuleae). Cladistics 2,2: 158-186.


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