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Genus: Aneilema

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

About 62 species, mainly occurring in tropical Africa, with 13 species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Aneilema aequinoctiale

Aneilema arenicola


Aneilema brunneospermum


Aneilema dregeanum


Aneilema hockii

Aneilema indehiscens


Aneilema johnstonii

Aneilema longirrhizum


Aneilema nicholsonii

Aneilema pedunculosum

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Aneilema schlechteri


Aneilema welwitschii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Aneilema zebrinum



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