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Genus: Stachys

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, distributed mainly in subtropical and temperate regions, with 42 species native to southern Africa. Additionally, one species is naturalised and three species are cultivated in the region.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Stachys aethiopica

 

Stachys albiflora

 

Stachys arachnoidea

 

Stachys aurea

 

Stachys bolusii

 

Stachys burchelliana

 

Stachys caffra

 

Stachys comosa

 

Stachys cuneata

 

Stachys cymbalaria

 

Stachys dinteri

 

Stachys dregeana

 

Stachys erectiuscula

 

Stachys flavescens

 

Stachys flexuosa

 

Stachys graciliflora

 

Stachys grandifolia

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Stachys humifusa

 

Stachys hyssopoides

 

Stachys kuntzei

 

Stachys lamarckii

 

Stachys linearis

 

Stachys malacophylla

 

Stachys natalensis

 

Stachys nigricans

 

Stachys obtusifolia

 

Stachys pseudonigricans

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Stachys rehmannii

 

Stachys reticulata

 

Stachys rivularis

 

Stachys rudatisii

 

Stachys rugosa

 

Stachys scabrida

 

Stachys sessilifolia

 

Stachys sessilis

 

Stachys simplex

 

Stachys spathulata

 

Stachys sublobata

 

Stachys thunbergii

 

Stachys tubulosa

 

Stachys tysonii

 

Stachys zeyheri

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Stachys arvensis

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

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

Stachys byzantina (Lamb's ears)

Native to south-western Asia.

 

Stachys germanica (Downy woundwort)

Native to Europe.

 

Stachys officianalis (Betony)

Native to Eurasia.

 

 


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