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Genus: Pentzia

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: Anthemideae

The 23 species are native to Africa with 22 of them found in southern Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Pentzia argentea

 

Pentzia bolusii

 

Pentzia calcarea

 

Pentzia calva

 

Pentzia cooperi

 

Pentzia dentata

 

Pentzia elegans

 

Pentzia globosa

Vaalkaroo [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 170.

Pentzia incana 

Gansogiebos, Alsbossie, Karoobossie, Skaapkaroo [Afrikaans]

See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 170; Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 170; Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 170. and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Pentzia lanata

 

Pentzia monocephala

 

Pentzia nana

 

Pentzia peduncularis

 

Pentzia pinnatisecta

 

Pentzia punctata

Beeskaroo [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 170.

Pentzia quinquefida

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 170.

Pentzia sphaerocephala

Grootberggansieskaroo [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 172.

Pentzia spinescens

Witstamkaroo, Doringkaroo [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 170.

Pentzia tomentosa

 

Pentzia tortuosa

 

Pentzia trifida

 

Pentzia viridis

 

Publications

  • Källersjö, M. 1988. A generic re-classification of Pentzia Thunb. (Compositae-Anthemideae) from southern Africa. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 96: 299-322.

 

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