Leaves opposite

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

FamilySpeciesComment
Acanthaceae Anisotes bracteatus
Acanthaceae Anisotes pubinervis
Acanthaceae Sclerochiton harveyanus
Acanthaceae Sclerochiton kirkii
Asteraceae Montanoa hibiscifolia
Asteraceae Verbesina encelioides
Bignoniaceae Fernandoa magnifica
Bignoniaceae Jacaranda mimosifolia
Bignoniaceae Kigelia africana
Bignoniaceae Markhamia obtusifolia
Bignoniaceae Markhamia zanzibarica
Bignoniaceae Spathodea campanulata
Bignoniaceae Stereospermum kunthianum
Cannabaceae Cannabis sativa
Capparaceae Ritchiea albersii Rarely opposite or subopposite
Celastraceae Catha edulis
Celastraceae Pleurostylia africana
Clusiaceae Harungana madagascariensis
Combretaceae Combretum zeyheri
Cornaceae Afrocrania volkensii
Cornaceae Curtisia dentata
Cupressaceae Juniperus procera On mature branches
Cupressaceae Widdringtonia nodiflora On mature branches
Euphorbiaceae Androstachys johnsonii
Euphorbiaceae Leidesia procumbens Lower leaves opposite; upper alternate
Euphorbiaceae Mallotus oppositifolius var. oppositifolius
Gelsemiaceae Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis
Gentianaceae Anthocleista grandiflora
Icacinaceae Cassinopsis ilicifolia
Icacinaceae Cassinopsis tinifolia
Lamiaceae Kalaharia uncinata
Lamiaceae Karomia tettensis
Lamiaceae Premna senensis
Lamiaceae Vitex amaniensis
Lamiaceae Vitex buchananii
Lamiaceae Vitex doniana
Lamiaceae Vitex ferruginea
Lamiaceae Vitex madiensis subsp. madiensis
Lamiaceae Vitex madiensis subsp. milanjiensis
Lamiaceae Vitex mombassae
Lamiaceae Vitex patula
Lamiaceae Vitex payos
Lamiaceae Vitex petersiana
Lamiaceae Vitex schliebenii
Myrtaceae Syzygium cordatum
Oleaceae Jasminum abyssinicum
Oleaceae Schrebera alata
Oliniaceae Olinia vanguerioides
Orobanchaceae Buttonia natalensis
Orobanchaceae Melasma calycinum
Orobanchaceae Melasma scabrum
Orobanchaceae Rhamphicarpa brevipedicellata
Orobanchaceae Rhamphicarpa fistulosa
Primulaceae Anagallis acuminata
Primulaceae Anagallis arvensis subsp. arvensis
Primulaceae Anagallis serpens subsp. serpens
Primulaceae Anagallis tenuicaulis
Ptaeroxylaceae Ptaeroxylon obliquum
Rhamnaceae Berchemia discolor
Rhamnaceae Berchemia zeyheri
Rhamnaceae Lasiodiscus usambarensis
Rhamnaceae Scutia myrtina
Rubiaceae Canthium oligocarpum subsp. angustifolium
Rubiaceae Catunaregam swynnertonii
Rubiaceae Catunaregam taylorii
Rubiaceae Cephalanthus natalensis
Rubiaceae Crossopteryx febrifuga
Rubiaceae Didymosalpinx norae
Rubiaceae Feretia aeruginescens
Rubiaceae Hymenodictyon floribundum
Rubiaceae Hymenodictyon parvifolium subsp. parvifolium
Rubiaceae Mussaenda arcuata
Rubiaceae Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens
Rubiaceae Pauridiantha symplocoides
Rubiaceae Pavetta umtalensis
Rubiaceae Psychotria capensis subsp. capensis var. capensis
Rubiaceae Rutidea orientalis
Rubiaceae Rytigynia macrura
Rubiaceae Tarenna pavettoides subsp. affinis
Rutaceae Calodendrum capense
Rutaceae Fagaropsis angolensis
Rutaceae Oricia bachmannii
Salvadoraceae Azima tetracantha
Scrophulariaceae Buddleja auriculata
Scrophulariaceae Buddleja davidii May be subopposite
Scrophulariaceae Buddleja lindleyana
Scrophulariaceae Buddleja madagascariensis
Scrophulariaceae Buddleja pulchella
Scrophulariaceae Buddleja saligna
Scrophulariaceae Buddleja salviifolia
Scrophulariaceae Freylinia tropica
Scrophulariaceae Gomphostigma virgatum
Stilbaceae Halleria lucida
Stilbaceae Nuxia floribunda
Stilbaceae Nuxia oppositifolia
Zygophyllaceae Tribulus terrestris
Zygophyllaceae Tribulus zeyheri subsp. zeyheri
Number of species: 97


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: List of native or naturalised species with each spot-character: Leaves opposite.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=739, retrieved 24 November 2017

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