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the web of life in southern Africa

Family: Limeaceae

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 > Order: Caryophyllales

Two genera and 23 species (Africa, S Asia and Australia), with one genus and 17 species native to southern Africa. Members of this family were previously placed in the Molluginaceae.

Genera native to southern Africa

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


About 26 species (Africa, S Asia) of which 17 are native to southern Africa.