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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Roella

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 > Asterids > Euasterid II > Order: Asterales > Family: Campanulaceae

The 20 species are all endemic to southern Africa (almost all in the Western Cape, but one occurring in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal). 

Species native to southern Africa

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

Roella amplexicaulis


Roella arenaria


Roella bryoides


Roella ciliata


Roella compacta


Roella decurrens


Roella dregeana


Roella dunantii


Roella glomerata


Roella goodiana


Roella incurva


Roella latiloba


Roella maculata


Roella muscosa


Roella prostrata


Roella recurvata


Roella secunda


Roella spicata


Roella squarrosa


Roella triflora