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The taxonomy, chorology and reproductive biology of southern Afri­can Meliaceae and Ptaeroxylaceae

F. White
Bothalia | Vol 16, No 2 | a1083 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v16i2.1083 | © 1986 F. White | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 23 October 1986 | Published: 28 October 1986

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Information is provided on the taxonomy, chorology and reproductive biology of 14 indigenous and two introduced species of Meliaceae in southern Africa, and on  Ptaeroxylon (Ptaeroxylaceae). Two new taxa are described: Nymanieae F. White, tribus nov. and  Turraea strevi F. White & B. T. Styles, sp. nov. Nurmonia (Harms) F. White,  comb, et stat. nov.. a new section of  Turraea L. is created. The account complements the treatments of these families in the  Flora of southern Africa.


chorology. Meliaceae. Ptaeroxylaceae. reproductive biology; southern Africa, taxonomy


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