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Southern African Loranthaceae and Viscaceae: new taxa * and new combinations

Delbert Wiens
Bothalia | Vol 12, No 3 | a1797 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v12i3.1797 | © 1978 Delbert Wiens | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 04 December 1978 | Published: 05 December 1978

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Delbert Wiens, Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt, United States

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Abstract

Two new genera are named: Pedistylis Wiens with the type species P. galpinii (Schinz ex Sprague) Wiens and Vanwykia Wiens with the type species V. remota (Bak. & Sprague) Wiens. Three new species and one new subspecies are described:  Plicosepalus amplexicaulis Wiens,  Tapinanthus crassifolius Wiens,  Viscum oreophilum Wiens, and  V. capense L.f. subsp. hoolei Wiens. The following nomenclatural changes are made:  Actinanthella wyliei (Sprague) Wiens, Tapinanthus forbesii (Sprague) Wiens,  T. leendertziae (Sprague) Wiens,  T. kraussianus (Meisn.) Danser subsp. transvaalensis (Sprague) Wiens,  T. natalitius (Meisn.) Danser subsp. zeyheri (Harv.) Wiens, Tieghemia bolusii (Sprague) Wiens and T. rogersii (Sprague ex Burtt Davy) Wiens.


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