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Genus: Hyptis

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

About 300 species, native to warm and tropical regions of America and Africa. Four species are naturalised in southern Africa.

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Hyptis mutabilis

 

Hyptis pectinata

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Hyptis spicigera

 

Hyptis suaveolens

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

 


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