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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Ximenia

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: Olacaceae

Of the eight species, two are native to eastern tropical and southern Africa and the remainder in America.

Species in southern Africa

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

Ximenia americana (Blue sourplum)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Ximenia caffra (Sourplum)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.