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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Erythrocephalum

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: Mutisieae

The 12 species are native to Africa, with three species occurring in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Erythrocephalum dianthiflorum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Erythrocephalum microcephalum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Erythrocephalum zambesianum

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


  • Lawalrée, A. & Mvukiyumwami, J. 1982. Le genre Dicoma Cassini (Asteraceae) en Afrique centrale. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 52: 151-163.