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Genus: Zanthoxylum 

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Sapindales > Family: Rutaceae

About 250 species, native from Africa through to the East Indies, with eight 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.

Zanthoxylum capense (Small knobwood)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

Zanthoxylum chalybeum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Zanthoxylum davyi


Zanthoxylum gilletii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Zanthoxylum humile


Zanthoxylum leprieurii

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Zanthoxylum ovatifoliolatum


Zanthoxylum thorncroftii



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