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Genus: Dovyalis

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 > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Malpighiales > Family: Salicaceae

About 20 species (Africa to Sri Lanka to New Guinea), with nine 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.

Dovyalis caffra (Kei-apple)

Dovyalis hispidula

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Dovyalis longispina


Dovyalis lucida

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Dovyalis macrocalyx

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Dovyalis revoluta


Dovyalis rhamnoides (Common sourberry)

Dovyalis rotundifolia


Dovyalis zeyheri



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