Wahlenbergia linifolia

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Wahlenbergia linifolia


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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


Wahlenbergia linifolia (Roxb.) A.DC., Monogr. Campan.: 162 (1830).


  • Basionym
    • Roella linifolia Roxb. in A.Beatson, Tracts St. Helena: 321 (1816).
  • Homotypic
    • Campanopsis linifolia (Roxb.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 379 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Wahlenbergia foliosa A.DC., Monogr. Campan.: 160 (1830).
    • Campanula clivosa Roxb. ex A.DC. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 7: 486 (1839).
    • Campanula st-helenae D.Dietr., Syn. Pl. 1: 755 (1839).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Western Africa
      • St. Helena (High Peak)

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: tuffybells
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