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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Cullen

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

About 40 species, with a distribution extending from Africa, through to India, Burma, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Australia. Three species are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Cullen biflora


Cullen holubii


Cullen tomentosum

[= Cullen obtusifolia]