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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Tapinanthus

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 30 species, distributed in the African tropics and subtropics, with seven 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.

Tapinanthus dependens

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.


Tapinanthus erianthus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Tapinanthus forbesii


Tapinanthus mollissimus


Tapinanthus oleifolius

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Tapinanthus quequensis

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Tapinanthus rubromarginatus