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Genus: Rotala

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid II > Order: Myrtales > Family: Lythraceae

About 40 species, found in warmer regions; 11 species are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Rotala capensis


Rotala dinteri


Rotala filiformis


Rotala fluitans


Rotala gossweileri

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Rotala juniperina

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Rotala longistyla

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Rotala mexicana


Rotala myriophylloides


Rotala serpiculoides

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Rotala tenella


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