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Genus: Pavetta

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 400 species, found in the Old World tropics, with 35 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.

Pavetta barbertonensis (Barberton brides-bush)

 

Pavetta bowkeri (Hairy coastal brides-bush)

 

Pavetta capensis

 

Pavetta cataractarum (Zambezi brides-bush)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Pavetta catophylla (Sand brides-bush)

 

Pavetta comostyla (Hairy Manica brides-bush)

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe, where it is split into two variations: var. comostyla and var. inyangensis.

 

Pavetta cooperi (Pompon brides-bush)

 

Pavetta crassipes

Recorded from Mozambique.  

 

Pavetta decumbens

Recorded from Mozambique.  

 

Pavetta edentula (Gland-leaf brides-bush)

 

Pavetta eylesii (Flaky-bark brides-bush)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Pavetta galpinii (Large-leaved forest brides-bush)

 

Pavetta gardeniifolia (Stink-leaf brides-bush)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Pavetta gerstneri (Zulu brides-bush)

 

Pavetta gracilifolia (Narrow-leaved brides-bush)

 

Pavetta gracillima

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.  

 

Pavetta harborii

 

Pavetta inandensis (Forest brides-bush)

 

Pavetta klotzschiana

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.  

 

Pavetta kotzei (Glossy forest brides-bush)

 

Pavetta lanceolata (Forest Bride's Bush, Weeping brides-bush)

Pavetta lanceolata

Pavetta lasiopeplus

 

Pavetta lutambensis

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Pavetta muelleri

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Pavetta natalensis (Natal brides-bush, Coastal brides-bush)

 

Pavetta pumila

Recorded from Mozambique.  

 

Pavetta radicans

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.  

 

Pavetta revoluta (Dune brides-bush)

 

Pavetta schumanniana (Poison brides-bush)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Pavetta trichardtensis (Soutpansberg brides-bush)

 

Pavetta tshikondeni (Venda brides-bush)

 

Pavetta umtalensis (Shiny Manica brides-bush)

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.  

 

Pavetta uniflora

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Pavetta vanwykiana

 

Pavetta zeyheri (Grey-leaved brides-bush)

 

Publications

  • Bremekamp, C.E.B. 1934. A monograph of the genus Pavetta L. Feddes Repertorium 37: 1-208.

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

 

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