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Genus: Cassipourea

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: Malpighiales > Family: Rhizophoraceae

About 62 species (mainly tropical and southern Africa, also tropical America and India), with seven species native to southern Africa. None are mangrove forest species.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Cassipourea euryoides

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.


Cassipourea flanaganii


Cassipourea gossweileri

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Cassipourea gummiflua

Cassipourea malosana

Cassipourea mossambicensis


Cassipourea swaziensis



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