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Genus: Mimulus

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: Phrymaceae

About 150 species, native mainly to temperate America but also in tropical Africa, India and Australia. One species is native to southern Africa, another species is naturalised and an additional five species are cultivated in the region.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Mimulus gracilis

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Mimulus moschatus

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

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

Mimulus aurantiacus

[= Mimulus glutinosus]

Native to western USA.

 

Mimulus cardinalis

Native to western USA.

 

Mimulus luteus (Yellow monkey flower)

Native to Chile.

 

Mimulus puniceus

Native to western USA and Mexico.

 

Mimulus ringens

Native to Canada and USA.

 

 


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