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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Mystacidium

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

Nine species (southern and south-central Africa), of which eight occur in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Mystacidium aliceae


Mystacidium brayboniae


Mystacidium capense

Mystacidium flanaganii


Mystacidium gracile


Mystacidium pusillum


Mystacidium tanganyikense

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Mystacidium venosum