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This species is accepted, and its native range is Cape Prov. to KwaZulu-Natal.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal

Caesia contorta (L.f.) T.Durand & Schinz appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Drege [8767], South Africa K000523989
Drege [8768], South Africa K000523991
Drege [8768], South Africa K000523990
Drege [8769], South Africa K000523992
Drege [8767], South Africa K000523988

First published in Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 353 (1894)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0