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Eurosid I > Order: Malpighiales
Of the nine genera and 560 species distributed worldwide,
occur in southern Africa, where there are ten native, three naturalised
and an additional 14 cultivated species. All three genera were previously
placed in the
Genera native to southern Africa
of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).
About 370 species worldwide of which eight are native to
southern Africa, three are naturalised, and an additional 14 species are
cultivated in the region. Previously placed in the Clusiaceae.
One species: Harungana madagascariensis, native from Mauritius to
tropical Africa (including Zimbabwe and Mozambique).
There are 40-45 species worldwide, of which one
is native to southern Africa.