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Genus: Anacampseros

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: Portulacaceae

Endemic to southern Africa, with the 17 species distributed mainly in arid and semi-arid areas.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Anacampseros albidiflora


Anacampseros arachnoides


Anacampseros baeseckei


Anacampseros bayeriana


Anacampseros comptonii


Anacampseros filamentosa


Anacampseros hillii


Anacampseros karasmontana


Anacampseros lanceolata


Anacampseros marlothii


Anacampseros pisina


Anacampseros retusa


Anacampseros rufescens


Anacampseros scopata


Anacampseros subnuda


Anacampseros telephiastrum


Anacampseros vanthielii



  • Burgoyne, P.M. & Condy, G. 1999. Anacampseros baeseckei. Flowering Plants of Africa 56: 5457.

  • Williamson, G. 1994. Anacampseros scopata (Portulacaceae), a new species from the northwestern Cape. Cactus and Succulent Journal (US) 66: 2023.


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