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Anatomy of the genus Kyllinga in South Africa

F. M. Getliffe Norris
Bothalia | Vol 14, No 3/4 | a1247 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v14i3/4.1247 | © 1983 F. M. Getliffe Norris | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 05 November 1983 | Published: 06 November 1983

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F. M. Getliffe Norris, Department of Botany, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

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Abstract

The anatomy of underground and aerial parts of South African species of the genus Kyllinga Rottb. is described. SEM micrographs of stomata and of silica bodies are provided. Two new records for South Africa: K. polyphylla Willd. ex Kunth and K. nemoralis (Forst.) Dandy are included.


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