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Genus: Pyrostria

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 45 species, native to Africa, Madagascar and Mauritius, with two 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.

Pyrostria bibracteata

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Pyrostria hystrix

 

Publications

  • Bridson, D.M. 1987. Studies in African Rubiaceae - Vanguerieae: a new circumscription of Pyrostria and a new subgenus, Canthium subgen. Bullockia. Kew Bulletin 42: 611-639.

  • Bridson, D.M. 1998. Rubiaceae. Flora Zambesiaca 5,2: 211-377.

 

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