Original Research

The distribution of Monechma (Acanthaceae) species in southern Africa

Joan Munday
Bothalia | Vol 14, No 3/4 | a1211 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v14i3/4.1211 | © 1983 Joan Munday | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 03 November 1983 | Published: 06 November 1983

About the author(s)

Joan Munday, Department of Botany, University of the Witwatersrand., South Africa

Full Text:

PDF (728KB)

Share this article

Bookmark and Share


The distribution of 19 species of Monechma in southern Africa is given and the manner in which their occurrence is related to rainfall is discussed. The possibility of a centre of speciation lying in south-west Namibia/South West Africa is considered.


No related keywords in the metadata.


Total abstract views: 1124
Total article views: 1684

Crossref Citations

No related citations found.