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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Lessertia

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 59 species, 56 of which are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Lessertia acanthorhachis


Lessertia affinis


Lessertia annularis


Lessertia argentea


Lessertia benguellensis


Lessertia brachypus


Lessertia brachystachya


Lessertia candida


Lessertia canescens


Lessertia capensis


Lessertia capitata


Lessertia carnosa


Lessertia contracta


Lessertia cryptantha


Lessertia depressa


Lessertia diffusa


Lessertia dykei


Lessertia eremicola


Lessertia excisa


Lessertia falciformis


Lessertia flanaganii


Lessertia flexuosa


Lessertia fruticosa


Lessertia glabricaulis


Lessertia globosa


Lessertia harveyana


Lessertia herbacea


Lessertia incana


Lessertia inflata


Lessertia ingeliensis


Lessertia kensitii


Lessertia lanata


Lessertia macroflora


Lessertia macrostachya


Lessertia margaritacea


Lessertia microcarpa


Lessertia miniata


Lessertia mossii


Lessertia muricata


Lessertia pappeana


Lessertia parviflora


Lessertia pauciflora


Lessertia perennans


Lessertia phillipsiana


Lessertia physodes


Lessertia prostata


Lessertia purpurea


Lessertia rigida

Lessertia sneeuwbergensis


Lessertia spinescens


Lessertia stenoloba


Lessertia stipulata


Lessertia stricta


Lessertia tenuifolia


Lessertia thodei


Lessertia tomentosa