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Genus: Monadenium

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 > Family: Euphorbiaceae

About 50 species, native to Africa, with four species native to southern Africa. In addition, Monadenium coccineum, native to Tanzania, is cultivated in the region.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Monadenium crenatum

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Monadenium kimberleyana

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Monadenium lugardiae

 

Monadenium spinulosum

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Monadenium coccineum

Native to Tanzania.

 

 


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