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Genus: Anthospermum

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

A total of 40 species, native to Africa and Madagascar, with 26 species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Anthospermum aethiopicum

 

Anthospermum ammannioides

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.  

 

Anthospermum basuticum

 

Anthospermum bergianum

 

Anthospermum bicorne

 

Anthospermum comptonii

 

Anthospermum dregei

 

Anthospermum ericifolium

 

Anthospermum esterhuysenianum

 

Anthospermum galioides

 

Anthospermum galpinii

 

Anthospermum herbaceum

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Anthospermum hirtum

 

Anthospermum hispidulum

 

Anthospermum littoreum

 

Anthospermum monticola

 

Anthospermum paniculatum

 

Anthospermum prostratum

 

Anthospermum rigidum

 See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Anthospermum spathulatum

 

Anthospermum streyi

 

Anthospermum ternatum

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Anthospermum vallicola

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Anthospermum whyteanum

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Anthospermum welwitschii

 

Anthospermum zimbabwense

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Publications

  • Puff, C. 1986. Paederieae, Anthospermeae, Rubieae. Flora of southern Africa 31, part 1, fascicle 2: 1-79.

  • Puff, C. 1989. Otiophora, Paederia, Anthospermum, Rubia & Galium. Flora Zambesiaca 5,1: 63-65, 142-149, 150-158, 193-201.

  • Verdcourt, B. 1976. Flora of Tropical East Africa. Rubiaceae (part 1): 1-414.

 

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