Vahlia

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The later homonym Vahlia Dahl is now known as Dombeya.
Vahlia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: (unplaced)
Family: Vahliaceae
Airy Shaw
Genus: Vahlia
Thunb.
Species

8 species; see text.

Vahlia is a genus of herbs and subshrubs that grow in Africa and the Indian subcontinent. There are eight species.

The genus is placed alone in family Vahliaceae. This family had previously been placed in the Saxifragales order, but is currently left unplaced as to order in the asterids clade.

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