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Stellaria (chickweed, stitchwort genus)

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 > Order: Caryophyllales > Family: Caryophyliaceae

About 90-120 species, with one species native to southern Africa and a further two species that are naturalised 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.

Stellaria mannii

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Stellaria pallida

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Stellaria media

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Stellaria sennii

 

 


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