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About 44 species, mainly native to America but also
to SW Asia
and Africa. No native species in southern Africa, but four species have become naturalised in
this region, and an additional three species are cultivated in the region.
Species naturalised in southern Africa
Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).
Other species, cultivated in southern Africa
List from Glen (2002).
Native from Mexico to South America.
Native to Mexico.
Native to Chile.