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Genus: Stachytarpheta

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: Verbenaceae

The 65 species are native mainly to tropical and warm regions of America although there are a few in the Old World. Two species have become naturalised in southern Africa, and an additional species is cultivated in the region.

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Stachytarpheta mutabilis

 

Stachytarpheta urticifolia

 

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Stachytarpheta indica

Native to tropical Africa and America.

 
 

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