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Genus: Melhania

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 60 species worldwide, occurring from Africa to India. There are 13 species native to southern Africa.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Melhania acuminata

 

Melhania burchellii

 

Melhania damarana

 

Melhania didyma

 

Melhania forbesii

 

Melhania integra

 

Melhania polygama

 

Melhania prostrata

 

Melhania randii

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Melhania rehmannii

 

Melhania suluensis

 

Melhania transvaalensis

 

Melhania virescens

 

 


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