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Genus: Vellereophyton

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 eight species are endemic to southern Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Vellereophyton dealbatum  
Vellereophyton felinum  
Vellereophyton gracillimum  
Vellereophyton lasianthum  

Vellereophyton niveum 

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 178.

Vellereophyton niveum  
Vellereophyton pulvinatum  
Vellereophyton vellereum  

Publications

  • Hilliard, O.M. 1983. Asteraceae (Compositae), Tribe Inuleae subtribe Gnaphalinae (first part). Flora of southern Africa 33,7,2: 1-325.

 

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