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Genus: Tetradenia

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

There are six species in the genus, native to tropical Africa and Madagascar, with six species found in southern Africa.

Tetradenia means 'four glands'.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Tetradenia riparia (Ginger-bush, Misty plume bush)

Tetradenia riparia

Tetradenia barberae


Tetradenia brevispicata


Tetradenia galpinii


Tetradenia kaokoensis


Tetradenia tuberosa


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