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The genus Scleria in southern Africa

E. F. Franklin Hennessy
Bothalia | Vol 15, No 3/4 | a1829 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v15i3/4.1829 | © 1984 E. F. Franklin Hennessy | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 05 December 1984 | Published: 06 December 1984

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E. F. Franklin Hennessy, Department of Botany. University of Durban-Westville,

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The 23 species of Scleria (Sclerieae, Caricoidcae, Cyperaceae) in southern Africa are revised. Two subgenera are recognized, Hypoporum with one section, Hypoporum,  and Scleria with three sections. Scleria, Acriulus and Schizolepis.  The tribes Sclerieae and Bisboeckelereae are distinguished.


<i>Scleria</i>; Cyperaceae, classification, southern Africa


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