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Morphological studies of the Ochnaceae*

P. C. V. du Toit
Bothalia | Vol 12, No 2 | a1397 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v12i2.1397 | © 1977 P. C. V. du Toit | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 November 1977 | Published: 11 November 1977

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P. C. V. du Toit, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services, South Africa

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The cause of the characteristic sloughing of the bark of certain  Ochna species is described, while the morphology of the growth buds, leaves and stipules o f South African genera of the Ochnaceae is discussed. The taxonomic significance of these features is indicated where relevant.


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