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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Kotschya

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 31 species, native to tropical Africa and Madagascar, with seven species recorded from southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Kotschya capitulifera

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Kotschya parvifolia


Kotschya scaberrima

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Kotschya speciosa

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Kotschya strigosa

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Kotschya strobilantha

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Kotschya thymodora