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Genus: Cullumia

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 II > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Arctoteae

The 15 species are endemic to Northern and Western Cape.  

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI).

Cullumia aculeata


Cullumia bisulca


Cullumia carlinoides


Cullumia ciliaris


Cullumia cirsioides


Cullumia decurrens


Cullumia floccosa


Cullumia micracantha


Cullumia patula


Cullumia pectinata 

Bergmagriet [Afrikaans]

See Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 190.

Cullumia rigida


Cullumia selago


Cullumia setosa


Cullumia squarrosa

See Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 234.

Cullumia sulcata



  • Roessler, H. 1959. Revision der Arctotideae - Gorteriinae (Compositae). Mitteilungen der Botanischen Staatssammlung München 3: 71-500.