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Genus: Chironia

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: Gentianales > Family: Gentianaceae

Chironia ?tetragona, Brenton Blue Butterfly Reserve (Western Cape, South Africa).

About 30 species, native to tropical and subtropical Africa and Madagascar, with 17 species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Chironia albiflora

 

Chironia arenaria

 

Chironia baccifera

 

Chironia decumbens

 

Chironia gratissima

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Chironia jasminoides

 

Chironia krebsii

 

Chironia laxa

 

Chironia linoides

 

Chironia melampyrifolia

 

Chironia palustris

 

Chironia peduncularis

 

Chironia peglerae

 

Chironia purpurascens

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Chironia serpyllifolia

 

Chironia stokoei

 

Chironia tetragona

 

 


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