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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Holothrix

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Orchidaceae

About 55 species (Africa and Arabian Peninsula), with 23 species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Holothrix aspera


Holothrix brevipetala


Holothrix burchellii


Holothrix cernua


Holothrix culveri


Holothrix exilis


Holothrix filicornis


Holothrix grandiflora


Holothrix incurva


Holothrix longicornu


Holothrix macowaniana


Holothrix majubensis


Holothrix micrantha


Holothrix mundii


Holothrix orthoceras


Holothrix parviflora


Holothrix pilosa


Holothrix randii


Holothrix schlechteriana


Holothrix scopularia


Holothrix secunda


Holothrix thodei


Holothrix villosa