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Genus: Muehlenbeckia

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Core Eudicots > Order: Caryophyllales > Family: Polygonaceae

Native to South America, Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand. Four species cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Muehlenbeckia coccoloboides

Native to Australia.


Muehlenbeckia complexa

Native to New Zealand.


Muehlenbeckia cunninghamii

Native to Australia.


Muehlenbeckia ephedroides

Native to New Zealand.



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


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