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Genus: Tripteris

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 > Order: Asterales > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Calenduleae

About 22 species, native to Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East. Sixteen species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Tripteris aghillana

[= Osteospermum scariosum]

Bietou [Afrikaans]

See Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 102.

Tripteris amplexicaulis


Tripteris angolensis


Tripteris auriculata


Tripteris calcicola


Tripteris crassifolia


Tripteris dentata


Tripteris microcarpa


Tripteris nervosa


Tripteris oppositifolia 

[= Osteospermum oppositifolium]

Stinkskaapbos, Bietou [Afrikaans]

See Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 186; Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 228.


Tripteris pinnatilobata


Tripteris polycephala


Tripteris rosulata


Tripteris sinuata 

Skaapbos, Kleinskaapbossie [Afrikaans]

See Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 186; Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 166.

Tripteris spathulata


Tripteris spinigera




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