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Genus: Alectra

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 > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Lamiales > Family: Orobanchaceae

About 40 species, native to Asia and Africa, with about 21 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.

Alectra asperrima

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Alectra aurantiaca


Alectra bainesii


Alectra basutica


Alectra capensis


Alectra dunensis


Alectra hundtii


Alectra lancifolia


Alectra lurida


Alectra natalensis


Alectra orobanchoides

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Alectra parasitica

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Alectra picta


Alectra rigida

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Alectra pseudobarleriae


Alectra pumila


Alectra schoenfelderi


Alectra sessiliflora

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Alectra thyrsoidea


Alectra vogelii


Alectra welwitschii



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