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Revision of the genus Myrsiphyllum Willd.

A. A. Obermeyer
Bothalia | Vol 15, No 1/2 | a1106 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v15i1/2.1106 | © 1984 A. A. Obermeyer | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 October 1984 | Published: 06 December 1984

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A. A. Obermeyer, Botanical Research Institute. Department of Agriculture,, South Africa

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The genus  Myrsiphyllum Willd. (Liliaceae—Asparageae) is revised. Twelve species are recognized, one of which is new. namely,  M. alopecurum Oberm. Eight new combinations are made. A key is provided for distinguishing  Myrsiphyllum from  Protasparagus Oberm.


Africa. Liliaceae; <i>Myrsiphyllum</i>. revision


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