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Genus: Hermannia

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: Malvales > Family: Malvaceae

Formerly in Sterculiaceae. About 180 species, found mainly in Africa but also in America and Australia. The greatest diversity is in southern Africa with 148 species. 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Hermannia abrotanoides


Hermannia affinis


Hermannia alnifolia


Hermannia althaeifolia


Hermannia althaeoides


Hermannia amabilis


Hermannia amoena


Hermannia angularis


Hermannia antonii


Hermannia argillicola


Hermannia aspera


Hermannia auricoma


Hermannia bicolor


Hermannia boraginiflora


Hermannia brachymalla


Hermannia bryoniifolia


Hermannia burchellii


Hermannia burkei


Hermannia cernua


Hermannia coccocarpa


Hermannia comosa


Hermannia complicata


Hermannia concinnifolia


Hermannia confusa


Hermannia conglomerata


Hermannia cordata


Hermannia cordifolia


Hermannia cristata


Hermannia cuneifolia


Hermannia damarana


Hermannia decipiens


Hermannia decumbens


Hermannia denudata


Hermannia depressa

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Hermannia desertorum


Hermannia dichroma


Hermannia diffusa


Hermannia disermifolia


Hermannia disticha


Hermannia diversistipula


Hermannia eenii


Hermannia elliottiana


Hermannia engleri


Hermannia ernesti-ruschii


Hermannia erodioides


Hermannia filifolia


Hermannia flammea


Hermannia flammula


Hermannia floribunda


Hermannia fruticulosa


Hermannia gariepina


Hermannia geniculata


Hermannia gerrardii


Hermannia glabrata


Hermannia glanduligera

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Hermannia glandulosissima


Hermannia gracilis


Hermannia grandiflora


Hermannia grandifolia


Hermannia grandistipula


Hermannia grisea


Hermannia grossularifolia


Hermannia guerkeana


Hermannia helianthemum


Hermannia helicoidea


Hermannia heterophylla


Hermannia hispidula


Hermannia holosericea


Hermannia hyssopifolia


Hermannia incana


Hermannia involucrata


Hermannia jacobeifolia


Hermannia johanssenii


Hermannia joubertiana


Hermannia juttae


Hermannia lacera


Hermannia lancifolia


Hermannia lavandulifolia


Hermannia leucantha


Hermannia linearifolia


Hermannia linifolia


Hermannia linnaeoides


Hermannia macra


Hermannia malvifolia


Hermannia marginata


Hermannia merxmuelleri


Hermannia micrantha


Hermannia micropetala


Hermannia minimifolia


Hermannia minutifolia


Hermannia modesta

[= Hermannia kirkii]

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Hermannia montana


Hermannia mucronulata


Hermannia muirii


Hermannia multiflora


Hermannia muricata


Hermannia oblongifolia


Hermannia odorata


Hermannia oligosperma


Hermannia oliveri

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Hermannia parviflora


Hermannia parvula


Hermannia paucifolia


Hermannia pfeilii


Hermannia pillansii


Hermannia pinnata


Hermannia prismatocarpa


Hermannia procumbens


Hermannia pulchella


Hermannia pulverata


Hermannia quartiniana

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Hermannia rautanenii


Hermannia repetenda


Hermannia rigida


Hermannia rudis


Hermannia rugosa


Hermannia saccifera


Hermannia salviifolia


Hermannia sandersonii


Hermannia scabra


Hermannia scabricaulis


Hermannia schlechteriana


Hermannia scordifolia


Hermannia seineri


Hermannia sisymbriifolia


Hermannia solaniflora


Hermannia spinosa


Hermannia staurostemon


Hermannia stellulata


Hermannia stipitata


Hermannia stipulacea


Hermannia stricta


Hermannia suavis


Hermannia sulcata


Hermannia ternifolia


Hermannia tigrensis


Hermannia tomentosa


Hermannia torrei

Recorded from Mozambique.


Hermannia transvaalensis


Hermannia trifoliata


Hermannia trifurca


Hermannia umbratica


Hermannia velutina


Hermannia veronicifolia


Hermannia vestita


Hermannia violacea


Hermannia viscosa


Hermannia woodii



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