Oldenburgia

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Oldenburgia
Oldenbergia grandis flower.JPG
Oldenbergia grandis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Oldenburgieae
Genus: Oldenburgia
Less., 1830

Oldenburgia is a genus of flowering plant in the Asteraceae family. It contains four accepted species,[1] including the commonly cultivated species near- endangered Oldenburgia grandis (Thunb.) Baill. (=Oldenburgia arbuscula DC.),[2][1] the petricolous Oldenburgia paradoxa Less. (type-species), Oldenburgia intermedia Bond (small distribution around Cape Town) and Oldenburgia papionum DC. Oldenburgia herbacea (L.) Roxb. is an unresolved name.[1]

Distribution: endemic to South Africa, southern parts of Western and Eastern Cape.[3]

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