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Genus: Embelia

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 > Order: Ericales > Family: Primulaceae

About 130 species, native to Asia, Australia, the Mascarene Islands and tropical Africa, with three species native to southern Africa. Previously placed in the Myrsinaceae.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Embelia ruminata

 

Embelia schimperi

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Embelia xylocarpa

Recorded from Mozambique. See Flora of Mozambique.

 

 


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