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the web of life in southern Africa

Family: Diervillaceae

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 > Dipsacales

Distribution: eastern USA and eastern Asia.

Two genera and six species cultivated in southern Africa.

Genera cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).


Two species cultivated.



About 12 species, native to E Asia. Four species have been cultivated as garden plants in southern Africa.