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Genus: Mollugo

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 > Order: Caryophyllales > Family: Molluginaceae

About 30 species (tropics and subtropics), with six 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.

Mollugo cerviana

See Flora of Zimbabwe, where it is split into var. cerviana and var. spathulifolia.


Mollugo namaquensis


Mollugo nudicaulis

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique, but considered naturalised by POSA. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Mollugo pusilla


Mollugo tenella


Mollugo walteri



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