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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Schrebera

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 > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Lamiales > Family: Oleaceae

About 10 species worldwide, found in Africa and India. There are two species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Schrebera alata

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Schrebera trichoclada

See Flora of Zimbabwe.



Acherontia atropos (Death's Head Hawkmoth)

The caterpillar eats the leaves of Schrebera alata (amongst quite a wide variety of host-plants).

Lepidoptera: Sphingidae