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Genus: Euclea

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 > Order: Ericales > Family: Ebenaceae

About 20 species, all native to Africa, with 17 species native to southern Africa.

Species native in southern Africa

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

Euclea acutifolia

 

Euclea asperrima

 

Euclea coriacea

 

Euclea crispa

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Euclea daphnoides

 

Euclea dewinteri

 

Euclea divinorum

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Euclea lancea

 

Euclea linearis

 

Euclea natalensis

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Euclea polyandra  

 

Euclea pseudebenus

 

Euclea racemosa

 

Euclea schimperi

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Euclea sekhukhuniensis

 

Euclea tomentosa

 

Euclea undulata

 

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated plants of southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

  • Jordaan, M. 2003. Ebenaceae. In Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds), Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 421-423. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

 

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