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the web of life in southern Africa

Family: Lophiocarpaceae

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 six species (Africa), with one genus (Corbichonia) and two 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).


Two species, both of which are native to southern Africa.