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the web of life in southern Africa

Family: Salvadoraceae

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 II > Order: Brassicales

Three genera and 11 species, native to Africa, Madagascar, South East Asia and West Malesia, with two genera and three species native to southern Africa.

Genera native to southern Africa

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


Four species, native to Africa, Madagascar and Asia, with one species, Azima tetracantha, native to southern Africa. See Flora of Zimbabwe.



Five species, native to Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and Asia. Two species are native to southern Africa: Salvadora australis (see Flora of Zimbabwe) and Salvadora persica (see Flora of Zimbabwe).