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Genus: Leptactina

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 25 species, occurring in tropical Africa, with three 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.

Leptactina benguelensis (Ivory carpet)

Distribution extends from Tanzania and the DRC to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Angola. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Leptactina delagoensis (Sand nightstar)

Recorded from South Africa (Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal), Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Leptactina platyphylla

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Publications

  • Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. 1988. Flora of Tropical East Africa. Rubiaceae (part 2): 415-747.

 

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