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Genus: Merremia

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 I > Order: Solanales > Family: Convolvulaceae

About 80 species, worldwide in warm regions, with 13 species native to southern Africa and two species cultivated.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Merremia aegyptia

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Merremia bipinnatipartita

 

Merremia guerichii

 

Merremia hederacea

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Merremia kentrocaulos

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Merremia malvaefolia

 

Merremia multisecta

 

Merremia palmata

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Merremia pinnata

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Merremia pterygocaulos

 

Merremia quinquefolia

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Merremia verecunda

 

Merremia xanthophylla

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Merremia dissecta

Native to tropical America.

 

Merremia tuberosa (Brazilian jalap)

Native to tropical America.

 

 


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