Leaves bearing spines or prickles

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

Achariaceae Rawsonia lucida Leaf with spiny margin
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Caesalpinia decapetala
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Pterolobium stellatum
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Erythrina abyssinica
Papaveraceae Argemone mexicana
Rubiaceae Galium chloroionanthum
Rubiaceae Galium scabrellum
Rubiaceae Rubia cordifolia subsp. conotricha
Rubiaceae Rubia horrida
Rubiaceae Sherardia arvensis Minute prickles
Zamiaceae Encephalartos chimanimaniensis
Zamiaceae Encephalartos concinnus
Zamiaceae Encephalartos manikensis
Number of species: 13

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: List of native or naturalised species with each spot-character: Leaves bearing spines or prickles.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=721, retrieved 22 March 2023

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