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The Genus Zantedeschia

Cythna Letty

Bothalia; Vol 11, No 1/2 (1973), 5-26. doi: 10.4102/abc.v11i1/2.1963

Submitted: 06 July 1973
Published:  22 July 1973


A revision of the genus Zantedeschia, with special reference to Southern Africa, is presented and  a key is provided as a guide to the six species and two subspecies recognized. The new combinations and subspecies are: Z. albomacutata (Hook.) subsp.  macrocarpa (Engl.) Letty and subsp.  valida Letty. Each species and subspecies is illustrated in colour.

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Cythna Letty, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services, South Africa



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