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Genus: Dolichandra

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 I > Order: Lamiales > Family: Bignoniaceae

One species is naturalised in southern Africa, and another species is cultivated.

Species naturalised in southern Africa

List from Flora of Zimbabwe.

Dolichandra unguis-cati

Naturalised in Zimbabwe - see Flora of Zimbabwe.

Jacaranda mimosifolia (Jacaranda tree)

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Dolichandra cynanchoides (Pata de galo)

Indigenous from Brazil to Argentina.



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