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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Phylica

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: Rosales > Family: Rhamnaceae

About 188 species worldwide (mainly southern Africa, but also Madagascar and Tristan da Cunha), 142 of which are native to southern Africa (mainly in fynbos in the Western Cape).

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Phylica abietina


Phylica acmaephylla


Phylica aemula


Phylica affinis


Phylica agathosmoides


Phylica alba


Phylica alpina


Phylica alticola


Phylica altigena


Phylica ambigua


Phylica amoena


Phylica ampliata


Phylica anomala


Phylica apiculata


Phylica atrata


Phylica axillaris

Phylica barbata


Phylica barnardii


Phylica bolusii


Phylica brachycephala


Phylica brevifolia


Phylica burchellii


Phylica buxifolia

Phylica calcarata


Phylica callosa


Phylica cephalantha


Phylica chionocephala


Phylica chionophila


Phylica comosa


Phylica comptonii


Phylica confusa


Phylica constricta


Phylica costata


Phylica cryptandroides


Phylica curvifolia


Phylica cuspidata


Phylica cylindrica


Phylica debilis


Phylica diffusa


Phylica dioica

Phylica diosmoides


Phylica disticha


Phylica dodii


Phylica elimensis


Phylica ericoides

Phylica excelsa


Phylica floccosa


Phylica floribunda


Phylica fourcadei


Phylica fruticosa


Phylica galpinii


Phylica glabrata


Phylica gnidioides


Phylica gracilis


Phylica greyii


Phylica guthriei


Phylica harveyi


Phylica hirta


Phylica humilis


Phylica imberbis

Phylica incurvata


Phylica insignis


Phylica intrusa


Phylica karroica


Phylica keetii


Phylica lachneaeoides

Phylica laevifolia


Phylica laevigata


Phylica laevis


Phylica lanata


Phylica lasiantha


Phylica lasiocarpa


Phylica leipoldtii


Phylica levynsiae


Phylica linifolia


Phylica litoralis


Phylica longimontana


Phylica lucens


Phylica lucida


Phylica mairei


Phylica marlothii


Phylica maximiliani


Phylica meyeri


Phylica minutiflora


Phylica montana


Phylica mundii


Phylica natalensis


Phylica nervosa


Phylica nigrita

Phylica nigromontana


Phylica nodosa


Phylica obtusifolia


Phylica odorata

Phylica oleifolia

Phylica paniculata


Phylica parviflora


Phylica parvula


Phylica pauciflora


Phylica pearsonii


Phylica pinea


Phylica piquetbergensis


Phylica plumigera


Phylica plumosa

Phylica propinqua


Phylica pubescens

Phylica pulchella


Phylica purpurea

Phylica pustulata


Phylica recurvifolia


Phylica retorta


Phylica retrorsa


Phylica reversa


Phylica rigida


Phylica rigidifolia


Phylica rogersii


Phylica rubra


Phylica salteri


Phylica schlechteri


Phylica selaginoides


Phylica sericea


Phylica simii


Phylica spicata

Phylica stanantha


Phylica stenopetala


Phylica stokoei


Phylica strigosa


Phylica strigulosa


Phylica subulifolia


Phylica thodei


Phylica thunbergiana


Phylica tortuosa


Phylica trachyphylla


Phylica tuberculata


Phylica tubulosa


Phylica tysonii


Phylica variabilis


Phylica velutina


Phylica villosa


Phylica virgata


Phylica vulgaris


Phylica willdenowiana


Phylica wittebergensis