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Genus: Ferraria

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

Total of 13 species, all native to southern Africa, distribution extending to south tropical Africa. Most species are found along the west coast of South Africa (Western and Northern Cape), mainly in sandy soils.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Ferraria brevifolia

 

Ferraria crispa

Ferraria densepunctulata

Ferraria divaricata

Ferraria ferrariola

Ferraria foliosa

 

Ferraria glutinosa

 

Ferraria kamiesbergensis

 

Ferraria macrochlamys

 

Ferraria ovata

 

Ferraria schaeferi

Ferraria uncinata

 

Ferraria variabilis

Publications

  • de Vos, M.P. 1979. The African genus Ferraria. Journal of South African Botany 45: 295-375.

 

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