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Genus: Limonium

[= Afrolimon]

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: Plumbaginaceae

About 350 species, native to coastal and arid regions of the northern Hemisphere, Africa and Australia, with 18 species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Limonium acuminatum

 

Limonium amoenum

 

Limonium anthericoides

 

Limonium capense

 

Limonium decumbens

 

Limonium depauperatum

 

Limonium dregeanum

 

Limonium dyeri

 

Limonium equisetinum

 

Limonium kraussianum

 

Limonium linifolium

 

Limonium longifolium

 

Limonium namaquanum

 

Limonium peregrinum

Limonium perigrinum

Limonium purpuratum

 

Limonium scabrum

 

Limonium sinuatum

 

Limonium teretifolium

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

List partly from Glen (2002).

Limonium bellidifolium

Native to the Mediterranean region.

 

Limonium dufourei

Native to Spain.

 

Limonium gmelinii

Native to eastern Europe and western Asia.

 

Limonium lobatum

Native to Spain.

 

Limonium perezii

Native to the Canary Islands.

Limonium sinuatum

Native to the Mediterranean.

 

Limonium suworowii

Native to central Asia.

 

Limonium virgatum

Native to the Mediterranean region.

 

Limonium vulgare (Common sea-lavender)

Native to Europe and North Africa.

 

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

 


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