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Genus: Aptosimum

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: Lamiales > Family: Scrophulariaceae

About 40 species, native to Africa, with 20 species occurring in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Aptosimum albomarginatum


Aptosimum angustifolium


Aptosimum arenarium


Aptosimum decumbens

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Aptosimum elongatum


Aptosimum eriocephalum


Aptosimum glandulosum


Aptosimum indivisum


Aptosimum junceum


Aptosimum lineare

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Aptosimum lugardiae


Aptosimum marlothii


Aptosimum neglectum


Aptosimum patulum


Aptosimum procumbens (Carpet Flower)

Kankerbos [Afrikaans]

Aptosimum procumbens

Aptosimum spinescens


Aptosimum suberosum


Aptosimum tragacanthoides


Aptosimum transvaalense


Aptosimum viscosum



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