Thunbergia natalensis

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Thunbergia natalensis


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Acanthaceae
Subfamilia: Thunbergioideae
Tribus: Thunbergieae
Genus: Thunbergia
Subgenus: T. subg. Hypenophora
Species: Thunbergia natalensis


Thunbergia natalensis Hook. (1858)


  • Heterotypic
    • Thunbergia mellinocaulis Burkill in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 5: 23 (1900)
    • Thunbergia squamuligera Lindau in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 406 (1901)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
      • South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.), Swaziland, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zimbabwe

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Hooker, W.J. (ed.) 1858. Curtis’s botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal Gardens of Kew, and of other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions. Vol. LXXXIV [= Vol. XIV of the third series.] Tt. 5025–5090. Lovell Reeve, London. BHL Reference page. : 84: t. 5082.

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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Dwergthunbergia
English: Blue-bell
isiZulu: uNohlonishwayo
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