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Genus: Poecilolepis

Life > Embryophyta (plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Astereae

The two species are endemic to southern Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Poecilolepis ficoidea  

Poecilolepis maritima



  • Grau, J. 1977. Poecilolepis - eine neue gattung der Asteraceae - Astereae. Mitteilungen der Botanischen Staatssammlung München 13: 243-254.


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