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Family: Elatinaceae

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 > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Malpighiales

Two genera and thirty-five species (worldwide, mainly tropical). Both genera and 12 species are native to southern Africa.

Genera native to southern Africa

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

Bergia

Twenty five species of which 10 are native to southern Africa.

 

Elatine

Ten species of which two are native to southern Africa.

 
 

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