Ceratotheca is a genus of plants in the family Pedaliaceae comprising about five species native to worldwide tropical areas and to southern Africa.[1]

Ceratotheca triloba
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Pedaliaceae
Genus: Ceratotheca


Species include:[2]

  • Ceratotheca integribracteata Engl.
  • Ceratotheca reniformis Abels
  • Ceratotheca saxicola E.A.Bruce
  • Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
  • Ceratotheca triloba (Bernh.) Hook.f.


  1. Mark Hyde; Bart Wursten; Petra Ballings; Meg Coates Palgrave. "Flora of Zimbabwe". Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  2. "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved January 17, 2015.

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