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the web of life in southern Africa

Family: Dipsacaceae (teasel and scabious family)

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

Three genera and 24 species native to southern Africa.

Genera native to southern Africa

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


Fourteen species cultivated in southern Africa.



One species native to southern Africa - Pterocephalus centennii (recorded from Mozambique).



Nine species native to southern Africa.