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Genus: Ceanothus

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: Rosales > Family: Rhamnaceae

About 50-60 species (North America, mainly California); 12 species and three hybrids are cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Ceanothus arboreus (Catalina ceanothus)

Native to California.

 

Ceanothus azureus

Native to Mexico.

 

Ceanothus cyaneus

Native to California.

 

Ceanothus dentatus

Native to California.

 

Ceanothus impressus

Native to California.

 

Ceanothus insularis

Native to California.

 

Ceanothus lemmonii

Native to California.

 

Ceanothus ovatus

Native to eastern USA.

 

Ceanothus papillosus

Native to California.

 

Ceanothus prostratus

Native to western USA.

 

Ceanothus ramulosus

Native to California.

 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus (Blue-brush)

Native to western USA.

 

Ceanothus x delilianus

 

Ceanothus x lobbianus

 

Ceanothus x pallidus

 

Links

Publications

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

 

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