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Genus: Syncarpha

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: Gnaphalieae

The 28 species are endemic to the Western and Eastern Cape.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Syncarpha affinis

 

Syncarpha argentea (Silver Everlasting)

See Eastern Cape wild flowers by John Manning, Auriol Batten & Hertha Bokelmann p. 289.

Syncarpha argyropsis

[= Helipterum argyropsis]

Witsewejaartjie, Beesoogsewejaartjie [Afrikaans]

See Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 244.

Syncarpha aurea

 

Syncarpha canescens

[= Helipterum canescens]

Rooisewejaartjie [Afrikaans]

See Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 242; Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 208.

Syncarpha chlorochrysum

 

Syncarpha dregeana

[= Helipterum dregeanum]

Rooisewejaartjie [Afrikaans]

See Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 208.

Syncarpha dykei

 

Syncarpha eximia

Occurs in fynbos on south-facing slopes of mountains from Riviersonderend (Western Cape) to Uitenhage (Eastern Cape), South Africa.

Syncarpha ferruginea

 

Syncarpha flava

 

Syncarpha gnaphaloides

 

Syncarpha lepidopodium

 

Syncarpha loganiana

 

Syncarpha marlothii

 

Syncarpha milleflora

 

Syncarpha montana

 

Syncarpha mucronata

 

Syncarpha paniculata

[= Helichrysum paniculatum]

Sewejaartjie, Witsewejaartjie [Afrikaans]

See Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 208.

Syncarpha recurvata

 

Syncarpha sordescens

 

Syncarpha speciosissima

 

Syncarpha staehelina

 

Syncarpha striata 

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

Syncarpha variegata

[= Helipterum variegatum]

Bontsewejaartjie, Ribboksewejaartjie [Afrikaans]

See Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 208.

Syncarpha vestita (Cape Everlasting)

[= Helichrysum vestitum]

Strooiblommetjie, Matras Sewejaartjie, Tontelblom [Afrikaans]

See Hottentots Holland to Hermanus wild flowers by Lee Burman & Anne Bean p. 186; Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 244.

Syncarpha virgata

 

Syncarpha zeyheri

See Hottentots Holland to Hermanus wild flowers by Lee Burman & Anne Bean p. 200.

Publications

  • Nordenstam, B. 1989. A synopsis of the genus Syncarpha (Compositae - Gnaphalieae). Compositae Newsletter 17: 2-6.

 

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