Leaves alternate

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

Spiral leaf arrangements are included here

FamilySpeciesComment
Achariaceae Kiggelaria africana
Achariaceae Rawsonia lucida
Achariaceae Xylotheca tettensis var. macrophylla
Alangiaceae Alangium chinense
Anacardiaceae Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa
Anacardiaceae Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii
Anacardiaceae Mangifera indica
Anacardiaceae Rhus dentata
Anacardiaceae Rhus longipes var. longipes
Anacardiaceae Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra
Anacardiaceae Trichoscypha ulugurensis subsp. ulugurensis
Annonaceae Annona senegalensis subsp. senegalensis
Annonaceae Annona stenophylla subsp. nana
Annonaceae Artabotrys brachypetalus
Annonaceae Artabotrys monteiroae
Annonaceae Cleistochlamys kirkii
Annonaceae Friesodielsia obovata
Annonaceae Hexalobus monopetalus var. obovatus
Annonaceae Hexalobus monopetalus var. monopetalus
Annonaceae Monanthotaxis buchananii
Annonaceae Monanthotaxis chasei
Annonaceae Monodora junodii var. junodii
Annonaceae Uvaria gracilipes
Annonaceae Uvaria lucida subsp. virens
Annonaceae Xylopia aethiopica
Annonaceae Xylopia odoratissima
Annonaceae Xylopia parviflora
Aphloiaceae Aphloia theiformis
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Diplorhynchus condylocarpon
Araceae Amorphophallus abyssinicus subsp. unyikae
Araceae Amorphophallus mossambicensis
Arecaceae Borassus aethiopum
Asteraceae Solanecio angulatus
Asteraceae Verbesina encelioides
Asteraceae Vernonia amygdalina
Asteraceae Vernonia colorata subsp. colorata
Balanitaceae Balanites aegyptiaca var. aegyptiaca
Balanitaceae Balanites maughamii
Balanitaceae Balanites pedicellaris subsp. pedicellaris
Bombacaceae Adansonia digitata
Boraginaceae Ehretia cymosa var. divaricata
Burseraceae Commiphora karibensis
Burseraceae Commiphora marlothii
Burseraceae Commiphora ugogensis
Cannabaceae Cannabis sativa
Capparaceae Capparis erythrocarpos var. rosea
Capparaceae Ritchiea albersii
Celastraceae Catha edulis
Clusiaceae Psorospermum febrifugum
Connaraceae Cnestis polyphylla
Connaraceae Rourea minor
Connaraceae Rourea orientalis
Cupressaceae Juniperus procera On young branches
Cupressaceae Widdringtonia nodiflora On young branches
Dipterocarpaceae Monotes engleri
Dipterocarpaceae Monotes glaber
Dipterocarpaceae Monotes katangensis
Euphorbiaceae Alchornea hirtella
Euphorbiaceae Alchornea laxiflora
Euphorbiaceae Aleurites moluccana
Euphorbiaceae Croton menyharthii
Euphorbiaceae Croton pseudopulchellus
Euphorbiaceae Croton sylvaticus
Euphorbiaceae Erythrococca menyharthii
Euphorbiaceae Erythrococca polyandra
Euphorbiaceae Erythrococca trichogyne var. trichogyne
Euphorbiaceae Excoecaria bussei
Euphorbiaceae Excoecaria madagascariensis
Euphorbiaceae Leidesia procumbens Lower leaves opposite; upper alternate
Euphorbiaceae Macaranga capensis
Euphorbiaceae Macaranga mellifera
Euphorbiaceae Maprounea africana
Euphorbiaceae Neoboutonia macrocalyx
Euphorbiaceae Neoholstia tenuifolia var. tenuifolia
Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis var. communis
Euphorbiaceae Schinziophyton rautanenii
Euphorbiaceae Sclerocroton cf. armatus
Euphorbiaceae Shirakiopsis elliptica
Euphorbiaceae Spirostachys africana
Euphorbiaceae Tannodia swynnertonii
Euphorbiaceae Vernicia montana
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Julbernardia globiflora
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia abyssinica
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia adenocalyx
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia amythethophylla
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia arenaria
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia ataxacantha
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia borleae
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia burkei
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia caffra
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia chariessa
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia dealbata
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia decurrens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia eriocarpa
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia erioloba
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia erubescens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia exuvialis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia fleckii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia galpinii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia gerrardii var. gerrardii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia goetzei subsp. microphylla
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia goetzei subsp. goetzei
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia grandicornuta
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia hebeclada subsp. chobiensis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia hebeclada subsp. hebeclada
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia hebeclada
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia hereroensis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia karroo
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia kirkii subsp. kirkii var. kirkii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia longifolia
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia luederitzii var. luederitzii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia mearnsii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia melanoxylon
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia mellifera subsp. detinens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia nebrownii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia nigrescens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia nilotica subsp. kraussiana
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia pentagona
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia permixta
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia podalyriifolia
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia polyacantha subsp. campylacantha
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia rehmanniana
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia robusta subsp. robusta
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia robusta
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia robusta subsp. clavigera
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia schweinfurthii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia senegal var. leiorhachis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia senegal
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia senegal var. rostrata
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia sieberiana var. woodii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia stuhlmannii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia tortilis subsp. heteracantha
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia tortilis subsp. spirocarpa
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia welwitschii subsp. delagoensis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia xanthophloea
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia adianthifolia
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia amara subsp. sericocephala
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia amara × antunesiana
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia anthelmintica
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia antunesiana
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia brevifolia
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia chinensis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia forbesii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia glaberrima var. glabrescens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia gummifera
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia harveyi
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia petersiana subsp. evansii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia procera
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia tanganyicensis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia versicolor
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia zimmermannii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Amblygonocarpus andongensis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Dichrostachys cinerea
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Elephantorrhiza burkei
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Elephantorrhiza elephantina
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Elephantorrhiza goetzei subsp. goetzei
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Elephantorrhiza goetzei subsp. lata
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Elephantorrhiza suffruticosa
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Entada abyssinica
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Entada arenaria subsp. arenaria
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Entada chrysostachys
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Entada rheedii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Faidherbia albida
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Leucaena leucocephala
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Mimosa pigra
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Mimosa pudica
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Neptunia oleracea
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Newtonia buchananii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Newtonia hildebrandtii var. pubescens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Xylia torreana
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Bobgunnia madagascariensis
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Clitoria ternatea
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Cordyla africana
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Craibia brevicaudata subsp. baptistarum
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Dalbergiella nyasae
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Droogmansia pteropus
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Pterocarpus angolensis
Hamamelidaceae Trichocladus ellipticus subsp. malosanus
Hernandiaceae Gyrocarpus americanus subsp. africanus
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis dehniae
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis natalensis
Hypoxidaceae Hypoxis goetzei
Icacinaceae Apodytes dimidiata var. dimidiata
Icacinaceae Pyrenacantha kaurabassana
Icacinaceae Rhaphiostylis beninensis
Kirkiaceae Kirkia acuminata
Malvaceae Abelmoschus esculentus
Malvaceae Azanza garckeana
Malvaceae Cienfuegosia digitata
Malvaceae Gossypium barbadense var. brasiliense
Malvaceae Gossypium herbaceum subsp. africanum var. africanum
Malvaceae Gossypium hirsutum
Malvaceae Hibiscus acetosella
Malvaceae Hibiscus aethiopicus var. ovatus
Malvaceae Hibiscus allenii
Malvaceae Hibiscus altissimus
Malvaceae Hibiscus articulatus
Malvaceae Hibiscus burtt-davyi
Malvaceae Hibiscus caesius
Malvaceae Hibiscus cannabinus
Malvaceae Hibiscus coddii
Malvaceae Hibiscus diversifolius subsp. rivularis
Malvaceae Hibiscus dongolensis
Malvaceae Hibiscus engleri
Malvaceae Hibiscus fuscus
Malvaceae Hibiscus gwandensis
Malvaceae Hibiscus kirkii
Malvaceae Hibiscus lobatus
Malvaceae Hibiscus ludwigii
Malvaceae Hibiscus lunarifolius
Malvaceae Hibiscus malacospermus
Malvaceae Hibiscus mastersianus
Malvaceae Hibiscus meeusei
Malvaceae Hibiscus meyeri subsp. transvaalensis
Malvaceae Hibiscus micranthus
Malvaceae Hibiscus mutabilis
Malvaceae Hibiscus mutatus
Malvaceae Hibiscus ovalifolius
Malvaceae Hibiscus palmatus
Malvaceae Hibiscus panduriformis
Malvaceae Hibiscus physaloides
Malvaceae Hibiscus praeteritus
Malvaceae Hibiscus pusillus
Malvaceae Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
Malvaceae Hibiscus rhodanthus
Malvaceae Hibiscus rupicola
Malvaceae Hibiscus sabdariffa
Malvaceae Hibiscus sabiensis
Malvaceae Hibiscus schinzii
Malvaceae Hibiscus seineri
Malvaceae Hibiscus shirensis
Malvaceae Hibiscus sidiformis
Malvaceae Hibiscus subreniformis
Malvaceae Hibiscus surattensis
Malvaceae Hibiscus trionum
Malvaceae Hibiscus vitifolius subsp. vitifolius
Malvaceae Kosteletzkya adoensis
Malvaceae Kosteletzkya buettneri
Meliaceae Ekebergia benguelensis
Meliaceae Ekebergia capensis
Meliaceae Entandrophragma caudatum
Meliaceae Khaya anthotheca
Meliaceae Lovoa swynnertonii
Meliaceae Melia azedarach
Meliaceae Toona ciliata
Meliaceae Trichilia capitata
Meliaceae Trichilia dregeana
Meliaceae Trichilia emetica subsp. emetica
Meliaceae Turraea fischeri subsp. eylesii
Meliaceae Turraea floribunda
Meliaceae Turraea nilotica
Meliaceae Turraea obtusifolia
Meliaceae Turraea zambesica
Melianthaceae Bersama abyssinica
Melianthaceae Bersama swynnertonii
Menispermaceae Antizoma angustifolia
Molluginaceae Corbichonia decumbens
Moraceae Dorstenia benguellensis
Moraceae Dorstenia buchananii var. buchananii
Moraceae Dorstenia cuspidata var. cuspidata
Moraceae Dorstenia psilurus var. psilurus
Moraceae Ficus abutilifolia
Moraceae Ficus bubu
Moraceae Ficus burkei
Moraceae Ficus bussei
Moraceae Ficus capreifolia
Moraceae Ficus chirindensis
Moraceae Ficus craterostoma
Moraceae Ficus exasperata
Moraceae Ficus fischeri
Moraceae Ficus glumosa
Moraceae Ficus ingens
Moraceae Ficus lutea
Moraceae Ficus modesta
Moraceae Ficus natalensis subsp. natalensis
Moraceae Ficus natalensis subsp. graniticola
Moraceae Ficus nigropunctata
Moraceae Ficus ottoniifolia subsp. ulugurensis
Moraceae Ficus petersii
Moraceae Ficus pygmaea
Moraceae Ficus religiosa
Moraceae Ficus rokko
Moraceae Ficus salicifolia
Moraceae Ficus sansibarica subsp. sansibarica
Moraceae Ficus scassellatii subsp. scassellatii
Moraceae Ficus stuhlmannii
Moraceae Ficus sur
Moraceae Ficus sycomorus subsp. gnaphalocarpa
Moraceae Ficus sycomorus
Moraceae Ficus sycomorus subsp. sycomorus
Moraceae Ficus tettensis
Moraceae Ficus vallis-choudae
Moraceae Ficus verruculosa
Moraceae Maclura africana
Myricaceae Morella serrata
Ochnaceae Ochna schweinfurthiana
Olacaceae Olax dissitiflora
Olacaceae Olax obtusifolia
Olacaceae Strombosia scheffleri
Olacaceae Ximenia americana var. microphylla
Olacaceae Ximenia caffra var. caffra
Olacaceae Ximenia caffra var. natalensis
Papaveraceae Argemone mexicana
Passifloraceae Adenia lobata subsp. rumicifolia
Passifloraceae Paropsia brazzeana
Phyllanthaceae Bridelia micrantha
Phyllanthaceae Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
Pinaceae Pinus patula
Pinaceae Pinus roxburghii
Pinaceae Pinus taeda
Poaceae Setaria lindenbergiana
Poaceae Setaria megaphylla
Podocarpaceae Podocarpus latifolius
Polemoniaceae Cobaea scandens
Polygalaceae Carpolobia goetzei
Polygalaceae Muraltia flanaganii
Polygalaceae Securidaca longepedunculata
Primulaceae Anagallis acuminata
Primulaceae Anagallis barbata
Primulaceae Anagallis gracilipes
Primulaceae Anagallis pumila
Primulaceae Anagallis serpens subsp. serpens
Primulaceae Anagallis tenuicaulis
Rhamnaceae Gouania longispicata
Rhamnaceae Phylica ericoides
Rhamnaceae Phylica paniculata
Rhamnaceae Rhamnus prinoides
Rosaceae Agrimonia bracteata
Rosaceae Alchemilla cryptantha
Rosaceae Alchemilla kiwuensis
Rosaceae Cotoneaster franchetii
Rosaceae Cotoneaster pannosus
Rosaceae Eriobotrya japonica
Rosaceae Leucosidea sericea
Rosaceae Prunus africana
Rosaceae Prunus cerasoides
Rosaceae Prunus serotina var. salicifolia
Rosaceae Pyracantha angustifolia
Rosaceae Pyracantha cf. crenulata
Rosaceae Rosa sp.
Rosaceae Rubus apetalus
Rosaceae Rubus niveus
Rosaceae Rubus pinnatus
Rubiaceae Breonadia salicina
Rutaceae Citropsis daweana
Rutaceae Citrus aurantium
Rutaceae Citrus limon
Rutaceae Clausena anisata
Rutaceae Toddalia asiatica
Salicaceae Bivinia jalbertii
Salicaceae Casearia battiscombei
Salicaceae Dovyalis caffra
Salicaceae Dovyalis hispidula
Salicaceae Dovyalis lucida
Salicaceae Dovyalis macrocalyx
Salicaceae Dovyalis zeyheri
Salicaceae Flacourtia indica
Salicaceae Oncoba spinosa
Salicaceae Trimeria grandifolia subsp. grandifolia
Sapindaceae Zanha africana
Sterculiaceae Sterculia africana
Sterculiaceae Sterculia quinqueloba
Stilbaceae Nuxia oppositifolia
Tiliaceae Grewia monticola
Ulmaceae Celtis africana
Ulmaceae Trema orientalis
Violaceae Hybanthus enneaspermus var. serratus
Violaceae Hybanthus enneaspermus var. enneaspermus
Violaceae Rinorea ferruginea
Violaceae Viola abyssinica
Zamiaceae Encephalartos chimanimaniensis
Zamiaceae Encephalartos concinnus
Zamiaceae Encephalartos manikensis
Number of species: 375


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 alternate.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=740, retrieved 28 March 2017

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