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A revision of Lachenalia (Hyacinthaceae) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

A. P. Dold, P. B. Phillipson
Bothalia | Vol 28, No 2 | a631 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v28i2.631 | © 1998 A. P. Dold, P. B. Phillipson | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 03 October 1998 | Published: 06 October 1998

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A. P. Dold, Selmar Schonland Herbarium, Department of Botany, Rhodes University, South Africa
P. B. Phillipson, Selmar Schonland Herbarium, Department of Botany, Rhodes University, South Africa

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Abstract

A taxonomic account of the genus Lacheiuilia Jacq.f. ex Murray in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, is given. Eight species are recognised, and descriptions of these are amended and elaborated as necessary, three taxa have been reduced to synonymy and five species erroneously recorded within the province are excluded Three of the species are endemic to the province. An identification key is provided.


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Eastern Cape; Hyacinthaceae; <i>Luchenalia</i> Jacq.f. ex Murray; South Africa; taxonomy

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