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Genus: Columnea

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

Three species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa 

List from Glen (2002).

Columnea allenii

Native to Panama.

 

Columnea gloriosa

Native to Costa Rica.

 

Columnea hirta

Native from Costa Rica to Panama.

 

Publications

  • 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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