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Genus: Cyanotis

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 50 species, native to warm regions of Africa, Asia and northern Australia, with nine species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Cyanotis arachnoidea

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Cyanotis barbata

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Cyanotis foecunda


Cyanotis lanata

Cyanotis lapidosa


Cyanotis longifolia

Cyanotis pachyrrhiza


Cyanotis robusta


Cyanotis speciosa

[= Cyanotis nodiflora]



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