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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Xiphotheca

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 > Fabaceae > Subfamily: Papilionoideae

About nine species, endemic to fynbos of the southern Cape region.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Xiphotheca canescens


Xiphotheca cordifolia


Xiphotheca elliptica


Xiphotheca fruticosa


Xiphotheca guthriei


Xiphotheca lanceolata


Xiphotheca phylicoides


Xiphotheca reflexa


Xiphotheca tecta