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Genus: Ekebergia

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: Sapindales > Family: Meliaceae

The four species are native to Africa, with three 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.

Ekebergia benguelensis

Distribution: Eastern Zimbabwe

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Ekebergia capensis

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo; Swaziland; Mozambique; Zimbabwe; Botswana

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Ekebergia pterophylla (Rock ash)

Rotsessenhout [Afrikaans]

Distribution: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo; Swaziland

Publications

  • Coates Palgrave, K. (edited Coates Palgrave, M.) 2002. Trees of Southern Africa. Struik Publishers, Cape Town. 

 

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