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Eurosid I > Fabales
> Family: Fabaceae > Subfamily:
More than 150 species, native to tropical and subtropical regions, mainly in
Africa and South America. There are about 28 species native to southern
Africa, and a further three species that are cultivated in the region.
Species native to southern Africa
southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI),
Flora of Zimbabwe
and Flora of
Other species, cultivated in southern Africa
List from Glen (2002).
Native from Florida to
Aeschynomene elephroxylon (Ambatch)
Native to tropical
Native to Brazil.