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Genus: Microdon

[= Agathelpis]

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 > Famliy: Scrophulariaceae

Seven species, endemic to Northern Cape and Western Cape. 

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Microdon capitatus


Microdon dubius


Microdon linearis


Microdon nitidus


Microdon orbicularis


Microdon parviflorus


Microdon polygaloides



  • Hartley, I.H. & Balkwill, K. 1990. A taxonomic account of Agathelpis, Globulariopsis, and Gosela (Selaginaceae). South African Journal of Botany 56: 471481.


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