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Genus: Oligomeris

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 II > Order: Brassicales > Family: Resedaceae

Three species, native to Africa, Canary Islands, North America, southwestern Asia and western India, with one species, Oligomeris linifolia accounting for the distribution across continents (including southern Africa) and the remaining two species endemic to southern Africa. An additional species is naturalised in the region.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Oligomeris dipetala

Endemic to southern Africa.


Oligomeris dregeana

Endemic to southern Africa.


Oligomeris linifolia

Has a strange distribution across continents (North America, Africa, Asia) that includes southern Africa.


Species naturalised in southern Africa

List from Flora of Zimbabwe.

Oligomeris odorata

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


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