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Three new species of Lachenalia (Hyacinthaceae: Massonieae) from Western and Northern Cape, South Africa

G. D. Duncan, T. J. Edwards
Bothalia | Vol 36, No 2 | a353 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v36i2.353 | © 2006 G. D. Duncan, T. J. Edwards | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 21 August 2006 | Published: 21 August 2006

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G. D. Duncan, South African National Biodiversity Institute. Kirstenbosch, South Africa
T. J. Edwards, Botany Department, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Abstract

This is the sixth in a series of papers on Lachenalia, towards a revision of the genus. Three new species are described. L. lutea from the southwestern part of the Western Cape, L. cernua from the southern Cape Peninsula and the Worcester Valley of the Western Cape, and L. nardousbergensis from the Bokkeveld Plateau of the Northern Cape, and the Nardousberge and Middelburg Plateaus of the Western Cape.


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Hyacinthaceae. <i>Lachenalia</i> J.Jacq. ex Murray, new species. South Africa

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