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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Phragmanthera

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 > Order: Santalales > Family: Loranthaceae

About 34 species, distributed over tropical Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, with six species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Phragmanthera baumii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Phragmanthera cinerea


Phragmanthera dombeya


Phragmanthera eminii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Phragmanthera glaucocarpa


Phragmanthera guerichii