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Short description: Genus of flowering plants

Craterocapsa tarsodes.jpg
Craterocapsa tarsodes
South Africa, Giants Castle Game Reserve
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Campanuloideae
Genus: Craterocapsa
Hilliard & B.L.Burtt

Craterocapsa is a genus of plants in the family Campanulaceae. It contains 5 known species, all native to southern Africa.[1][2]

  • Craterocapsa alfredica D.Y.Hong - KwaZulu-Natal
  • Craterocapsa congesta Hilliard & B.L.Burtt - Lesotho, South Africa
  • Craterocapsa insizwae (Zahlbr.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt - South Africa
  • Craterocapsa montana (A.DC.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt - Lesotho, South Africa
  • Craterocapsa tarsodes Hilliard & B.L.Burtt - Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, South Africa


  1. Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. Continental Publishing, Deurne.

Wikidata ☰ Q8351484 entry