• D.A. Snijman
  • J.C. Manning


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Chenolea convallis, a new species from Western Cape Province, South Africa.


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Snijman, D., & Manning, J. (2013). Chenopodiaceae. Bothalia, African Biodiversity & Conservation, 43(1). Retrieved from



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