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Alberta magna (Natal flame bush, Breekhout)

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 > Euasterid I > Order: Gentianales > Family: Rubiaceae

Alberta magna (Natal Flame Bush, Breekhout) In Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Its natural distribution is in Kwazulu-Natal and Transkei, growing in evergreen forest, wooded ravines and bush.



  • Puff, C., Robbrecht, E. & Randrianasolo, V. 1984. Observations on the SE African-Madagascan genus Alberta and its ally Nematostylis (Rubiaceae, Alberteae), with a survey of the species and a discussion of the taxonomic position. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 54: 293-366.




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