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- The later homonym Vahlia Dahl is now known as Dombeya.
Vahlia is a genus of herbs and subshrubs that grow in Africa and the Indian subcontinent. There are at least five species.
The genus is placed alone in family Vahliaceae. This family had previously been placed in the Saxifragales order, and was reassigned to the new order Vahliales in 2016 by the APG IV system.
- Vahlia capensis (L. fil.) Thunb.; South Africa (Cape Prov.)
- Vahlia dichotoma (J. A. Murr.) Kuntze, Mauritania, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Western Sahara, Mali, Senegal, Gambia, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, ?Togo, Central African Republic, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Chad, Zimbabwe, India, Sri Lanka
- Vahlia digyna (Retz.) Kuntze  Egypt (Nile Valley), Pakistan (Baluchistan, Sind, Pakistani Punjab), NW-India, Botswana, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, NE-Nigeria, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Guinea-Bissau, Chad, etc., Madagascar
- Vahlia geminiflora (Del.) Bridson  Egypt (Nile Valley), Iran (S-Iran), Iraq (SE-Iraq: Mesopotamia), Mali, Niger, N-Nigeria, Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Mauritania
- Vahlia somalensis Chiov., Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya