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Genus: Hybanthus

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: Violaceae

About 100 species (tropics and subtropics, mainly South and Central America), with three species native to southern Africa and one species that has become naturalised.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Hybanthus capensis

 

Hybanthus densifolius

 

Hybanthus enneaspermus

One of the varieties of this species, Hybanthus enneaspermus var. enneaspermus has been introduced to southern Africa and become naturalised. There are two other varieties that are considered native to southern Africa.

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Hybanthus parviflorus

 

 


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