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Genus: Streptocarpus

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

About 125 species, native to Madagascar, tropical and southern Africa, with about 63 species native to southern Africa, and an additional three species 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.

Streptocarpus actinoflorus

 

Streptocarpus aylae

 

Streptocarpus baudertii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus brachynema

Distribution in southern Africa: Mozambique

See Flora of Mozambique.

 

Streptocarpus breviflos

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Free State

 

Streptocarpus caeruleus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Limpopo

 

Streptocarpus candidus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus confusus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo; Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Mozambique

 

Streptocarpus cooksonii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus cooperi

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus cyaneus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Mpumalanga Limpopo; Swaziland

 

Streptocarpus cynandrus

Distribution in southern Africa: Zimbabwe

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Streptocarpus daviesii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal; Swaziland

 

Streptocarpus davyi

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Swaziland

 

Streptocarpus decipiens

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Mpumalanga

 

Streptocarpus denticulatus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Mpumalanga

 

Streptocarpus dunnii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Mpumalanga; Swaziland

 

Streptocarpus eylesii

Distribution in southern Africa: Zimbabwe, Mozambique

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Streptocarpus fanniniae

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus fasciatus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Mpumalanga

 

Streptocarpus fenestra-dei

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Mpumalanga

 

Streptocarpus floribundus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus formosus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus galpinii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Mpumalanga, Limpopo; Swaziland

 

Streptocarpus gardenii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State

 

Streptocarpus grandis

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Zimbabwe, Mozambique

 

Streptocarpus haygarthii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus hilburtianus

 

Streptocarpus hirticapsa

Distribution in southern Africa: Zimbabwe, Mozambique

 

Streptocarpus johannis

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus kentaniensis

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Eastern Cape

 

Streptocarpus kunhardtii

 

Streptocarpus latens

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Mpumalanga

 

Streptocarpus lilliputana

 

Streptocarpus longiflorus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Limpopo

 

Streptocarpus makabengensis

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Limpopo

 

Streptocarpus mayeri

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa > Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga

 

Streptocarpus michelmorei

Distribution in southern Africa: Zimbabwe, Mozambique

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Streptocarpus micranthus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Mpumalanga; Swaziland

 

Streptocarpus modestus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Eastern Cape

 

Streptocarpus molweniensis

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus montigena

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Eastern Cape

 

Streptocarpus occultis

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Mpumalanga

 

Streptocarpus parviflorus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Mpumalanga, Limpopo

 

Streptocarpus pentherianus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Free State; Swaziland; Lesotho

 

Streptocarpus pogonites

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Mpumalanga

 

Streptocarpus pole-evansii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Mpumalanga

 

Streptocarpus polyanthus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Free State

 

Streptocarpus porphyrostachys

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus primulifolius

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus prolixus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus pumilus

Distribution in southern Africa: Zimbabwe

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Streptocarpus pusillus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Free State; Lesotho

 

Streptocarpus rexii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

Streptocarpus rexii

Streptocarpus rexii

Streptocarpus rimicola

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Limpopo

 

Streptocarpus roseo-albus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Mpumalanga

 

Streptocarpus saundersii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus silvaticus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus trabeculatus

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  

 

Streptocarpus umtaliensis

Distribution in southern Africa: Zimbabwe, Mozambique

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Streptocarpus vandeleurii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Gauteng, North West

 

Streptocarpus wendlandii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  KwaZulu-Natal

 

Streptocarpus wilmsii

Distribution in southern Africa: South Africa >  Mpumalanga; Swaziland

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa 

List from Glen (2002).

Streptocarpus glandulosissimus

Native to tropical Africa.

 

Streptocarpus nobilis

Native to tropical Africa.

 

Streptocarpus thompsonii

Native to Madagascar.

 

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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