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Selago spuria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Genus: Selago

Selago is a genus of plant in family Scrophulariaceae, closely related to Scrophularia and Verbascum.[1] It contains around 190 species, mostly in southern Africa;[2] two are listed on the IUCN Red List:


  1. ^ E. Fischer (2004). "Scrophulariaceae". In Joachim W. Kadereit. Flowering Plants, Dicotyledons: Lamiales (except Acanthaceae including Avicenniaceae). The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. 7. Springer. pp. 333–432. ISBN 9783540405931. 
  2. ^ David J. Mabberley (2008). Mabberley's Plant-book: a Portable Dictionary of Plants, their Classifications, and Uses (3rd ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 787. ISBN 9780521820714.