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Genus: Ornithoglossum

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Liliales > Family: Colchicaceae

Eight species, native to tropical and southern Africa and all occurring in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Ornithoglossum calcicola

 

Ornithoglossum dinteri

 

Ornithoglossum gracile

 

Ornithoglossum parviflorum

 

Ornithoglossum undulatum

 

Ornithoglossum viride

 

Ornithoglossum vulgare

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Ornithoglossum zeyheri

 

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