Wahlenbergia capensis

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Wahlenbergia capensis


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids II
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Campanulaceae
Subfamilia: Campanuloideae
Genus: Wahlenbergia
Species: Wahlenbergia capensis


Wahlenbergia capensis (L.) A.DC., Monogr. Campan.: 136 (1830).


  • Basionym
    • Campanula capensis L., Sp. Pl.: 169 (1753).
  • Homotypic
    • Petalostima capensis (L.) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 2: 79 (1837).
  • Heterotypic
    • Roella decurrens Andrews, Bot. Repos. 4: t. 238 (1802), nom. illeg.
    • Roella decumbens G.Don in J.C.Loudon, Hort. Brit.: 77 (1830), not validly publ.
    • Campanopsis capensis (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 379 (1891).
    • Wahlenbergia capensis var. leiocalycina Zahlbr., Ann. K. K. Naturhist. Hofmus. 18: 402 (1903).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces

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



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