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Genus: Oxyanthus

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

About 40 species, with five 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.

Oxyanthus goetzei

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.  

 

Oxyanthus latifolius

 

Oxyanthus pyriformis (Natal loquat)

 

Oxyanthus speciosus (Wild loquat)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.  

 

Oxyanthus zanguebaricus (Natal loquat)

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Publications

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

 

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