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Genus: Monopsis

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: Campanulaceae

Monopsis lutea, among short grass in damp area of garden fringing on fynbos, Kleinmond (Western Cape, South Africa).

About 20 species (Africa), of which 18 are native to southern Africa. Previously in the Lobeliaceae.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Monopsis acrodon


Monopsis alba


Monopsis belliflora


Monopsis debilis


Monopsis decipiens

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Monopsis flava


Monopsis kowynensis


Monopsis laevicaulis


Monopsis lutea


Monopsis malvacea


Monopsis scabra


Monopsis simplex


Monopsis stellarioides


Monopsis unidentata


Monopsis variifolia


Monopsis zeyheri



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