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Genus: Hydnora

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > magnoliids > Order: Piperales > Family: Hydnoraceae

About five species (Arid to semi-arid regions of Africa, Réunion, Madagascar and Arabia), with three species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Hydnora abyssinica

Distribution within southern Africa includes Botswana and Zimbabwe.

Hydnora africana

Recorded from Botswana, Namibia and South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape and Eastern Cape). See PlantzAfrica.


Hydnora triceps

Recorded from the Northern Cape, South Africa.



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