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Genus: Pluchea

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

About 80 species, native to Asia, America, Africa and Australia, with four species found 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.

Pluchea bojeri

 

Pluchea dioscoridis

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Pluchea lycioides

 

Pluchea ovalis

 

Publications

  • Keeley, S.C. & Jansen, R.K. 1991. Evidence from chloroplast DNA for the recognition of a new tribe, the Tarchonantheae, and the tribal placement of Pluchea (Asteraceae). Systematic Botany 16: 173-181.

 

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