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Genus: Amphithalea

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 > Rosids > Eurosid I > Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Subfamily: Papilionoideae

Forty-two species, endemic to the Western and Eastern Cape.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Amphithalea alba


Amphithalea axillaris


Amphithalea biovulata


Amphithalea bodkinii


Amphithalea bowiei


Amphithalea bullata


Amphithalea cedarbergensis


Amphithalea ciliaris


Amphithalea concava


Amphithalea cuneifolia


Amphithalea cymbifolia


Amphithalea dahlgrenii


Amphithalea ericifolia


Amphithalea esterhuyseniae


Amphithalea flava


Amphithalea fourcadei


Amphithalea imbricata


Amphithalea intermedia


Amphithalea micrantha


Amphithalea minima


Amphithalea monticola


Amphithalea muirii


Amphithalea muraltioides


Amphithalea obtusiloba


Amphithalea oppositifolia


Amphithalea pageae


Amphithalea parvifolia


Amphithalea perplexa


Amphithalea phylicoides


Amphithalea purpurea


Amphithalea rostrata


Amphithalea sericea


Amphithalea speciosa


Amphithalea spinosa


Amphithalea stokoei


Amphithalea tomentosa


Amphithalea tortilis


Amphithalea villosa


Amphithalea violacea


Amphithalea virgata


Amphithalea vlokii


Amphithalea williamsonii



  • Schutte, A.-L. & Van Wyk, B.-E. 1991. A new species of Amphithalea (Liparieae). Bothalia 21: 5859.