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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.
Agathosma ovata

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho

Agathosma ovata (Thunb.) F.Dietr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 1949 Krauss [466], South Africa Barosma kraussiana K000311547 syntype
Aug 1, 1949 Forsyth [809], South Africa Barosma scoparia K000311543 Unknown type material
South Africa Barosma ternata K000311544 Unknown type material
Ecklon, South Africa Barosma dioica K000311545 Unknown type material
Sep 2, 1907 Pegler, Alison [33], South Africa Barosma peglerae K000311548 Unknown type material

First published in Nachtr. Vollst. Lex. Gärtn. 1: 127 (1815)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

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