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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Heterolepis

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 > Order: Asterales > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Arctoteae

The three species are endemic to the Western Cape.  

Species native to southern Africa

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

Heterolepis aliena

See Hottentots Holland to Hermanus wild flowers by Lee Burman & Anne Bean p. 202.

Heterolepis mitis


Heterolepis peduncularis