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Family: Podostemaceae

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 I > Order: Malpighiales

Of the 48 genera and 270 species (mainly tropical), four genera and five species are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Ledermanniella

Two species recorded in southern Africa - Ledermanniella tenax (recorded from Zimbabwe) and Ledermanniella warmingiana.

 

Letestuella tisserantii

 

Sphaerothylax algiformis

 

Tristicha trifaria

 
 

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