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Genus: Penaea

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: Myrtales > Family: Penaeaceae

Four species, endemic to the Western Cape and Eastern Cape.

Penaea mucronata, lower slopes of Mesic Mountain Fynbos, Kleinmond Nature Reserve (Western Cape, South Africa).

Penaea

Penaea on the Tsitsikamma Hiking Trail [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ].

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Penaea acutifolia

 

Penaea cneorum

 

Penaea dahlgrenii

 

Penaea mucronata

 

 


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