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Genus: Strelitzia (crane flowers)

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

Five species, endemic to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Strelitzia alba (Cape strelitzia)

Strelitzia caudata (Mountain strelitzia)

Strelitzia juncea 

[= Strelitzia parvifolia]

Strelitzia nicolai (Coastal strelitzia)

Strelitzia reginae

Publications

  • Archer, C. 2003. Strelitziaceae. In Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds), Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1212. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. 

   

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