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Genus: Gasteria

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

A total of 22 species, all endemic to southern Africa. Previously in the Asphodelaceae, which has been sunk under Xanthorrhoeaceae.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Gasteria acinacifolia

 

Gasteria batesiana

 

Gasteria baylissiana

 

Gasteria bicolor

 

Gasteria brachyphylla

 

Gasteria carinata

 

Gasteria croucheri

 

Gasteria disticha

Gasteria doreeniae

 

Gasteria ellaphieae

 

Gasteria excelsa

Gasteria excelsa

Gasteria excelsa

 

Gasteria glauca

 

Gasteria glomerata

 

Gasteria nitida

 

Gasteria pendulifolia

 

Gasteria pillansii

 

Gasteria polita

 

Gasteria pulchra

 

Gasteria rawlinsonii

Gasteria tukhelensis

 

Gasteria vlokii

 

Publications

  • van Jaarsveld, E.J. 1992. A synopsis of the genus Gasteria. Aloe 29: 1-32.

  • van Jaarsveld, E.J. 1994. Gasterias of South Africa. Fernwood Press and the National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.

  • van Jaarsveld, E.J. 1998. A new taxon and new combination in the Gasteria carinata complex. Cactus and Succulent Journal (U.S.) 70: 65-71.

 

 

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