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Genus: Amphiasma

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

Six species, native to tropical and southwestern Africa, with three species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Amphiasma benguellense

 

Amphiasma divaricatum

 

Amphiasma merenskyanum

 

Publications

  • Bremekamp, C.E.B. 1952. The African Oldenlandieae s.1. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde, sect. 2. 48, 2: 3-297.

  • Launert, E. 1966. Rubiaceae. Prodromus einer Flora von Südwestafrika 115: 1-27.

  • Verdcourt, B. 1989. Rubiaceae. Flora Zambesiaca 5,1: 1-210.

 

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