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Genus: Aeschynanthus

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: Lamiales > Family: Gesneriaceae

Two species cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa 

List from Glen (2002).

Aeschynanthus longicaulis

[= Aeschynanthus marmoratus]

Native from Burma and Malaysia.


Aeschynanthus parviflorus

[= Aeschynanthus ramosissimus]

Native to India and Thailand.



  • Smithies, S.J. 2003. Gesneriaceae. In Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds), Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 578-580. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. 


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