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A new species and a change of status in Ophioglossum (Ophioglossaceae: Pteridophyta) in Africa

J. E. Burrows, T. J. Edwards
Bothalia | Vol 25, No 1 | a712 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v25i1.712 | © 1995 J. E. Burrows, T. J. Edwards | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 09 October 1995 | Published: 09 October 1995

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J. E. Burrows, Buffelskloof Nature Reserve, South Africa
T. J. Edwards, Dept. of Botany, Natal University,, South Africa

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Abstract

A new species, Ophioglossum gracile Pocock ex J.E. Burrows, is described from South Africa. A lectotype is chosen for O. vulgatum var. kilimandscharicum Hieron. and its status upgraded to a subspecies.


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Africa, new species; <i>Ophioglossum</i>; Pteridophyta

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