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Notes on the genus Rubus in southern Africa

C. H. Stirton
Bothalia | Vol 15, No 1/2 | a1108 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v15i1/2.1108 | © 1984 C. H. Stirton | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 October 1984 | Published: 06 December 1984

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C. H. Stirton, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agriculture, South Africa

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The species Rubus ludwigii EckI, & Zeyh. is re-examined and a key is provided to the subspecies recognized, A new subspecies spatiosus C. H. Stirton is described. R. rigidus Sm. var. longepedicellatus C. E. Gust, is raised to specific rank, viz R. longepedicellatus (C. E. Gust.) C. H. Stirton.


distribution, leaf variation; <i>Rubus</i>; subspecies; taxonomy


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