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The Genus Zantedeschia

Cythna Letty
Bothalia | Vol 11, No 1/2 | a1963 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v11i1/2.1963 | © 1973 Cythna Letty | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 06 July 1973 | Published: 22 July 1973

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Cythna Letty, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services, South Africa

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A revision of the genus Zantedeschia, with special reference to Southern Africa, is presented and  a key is provided as a guide to the six species and two subspecies recognized. The new combinations and subspecies are: Z. albomacutata (Hook.) subsp.  macrocarpa (Engl.) Letty and subsp.  valida Letty. Each species and subspecies is illustrated in colour.


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