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Genus: Cynoglossum

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 > Family: Boraginaceae

About 75 species, native to temperate and subtropical regions, with 11 species native to southern Africa, one species that is naturalised in the region, and a further species that is cultivated in the region.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Cynoglossum alticola

 

Cynoglossum amplifolium

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Cynoglossum austroafricanum

 

Cynoglossum coeruleum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Cynoglossum geometricum

 

Cynoglossum hispidum

 

Cynoglossum inyangense

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Cynoglossum lanceolatum

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Cynoglossum obtusicalyx

 

Cynoglossum spelaeum

 

Cynoglossum wildii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Cynoglossum amabile

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Cynoglossum officinale (Hound's tongue)

Native to Europe. See Wikipedia

 

 


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