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the web of life in southern Africa

Family: Picrodendraceae

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 > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Malpighiales

Twenty-four genera and about 80 species (tropical mainly), with two genera, each with a single species, native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Androstachys johnsonii

Native to Africa and Madagascar and within southern Africa, occurs in Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Hyaenanche globosa

Endemic to the Western Cape.