Kedrostis capensis

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Kedrostis capensis


Taxonavigation: Cucurbitales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Cucurbitales

Familia: Cucurbitaceae
Tribus: Coniandreae
Genus: Kedrostis
Species: Kedrostis capensis



Kedrostis capensis A.Meeuse, Bothalia viii. 28 (1962).


  • Pisosperma capense Sond.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • South Africa (Free State, N-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.), Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: Steenplant
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