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New species in the section Multinerviae of Cliffortia (Rosaceae)

C. M. Whitehouse
Bothalia | Vol 34, No 2 | a416 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v34i2.416 | © 2004 C. M. Whitehouse | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 02 September 2004 | Published: 03 September 2004

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C. M. Whitehouse,, South Africa

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Abstract

Three species complexes in section Multinerviae DC. of Cliffortia L. are discussed. Two of the varieties of C.  ilicifolia L. are raised to specific rank: C. reniformis and C schlechteri. as are both varieties of C. grandifolia Eckl. & Zevh.: C denticulata and  C recurvata Two new species are described that were previously included within the variable species C dregeana C. Presl: C   acanthophylla and C. ceresana. Three further new species belonging to section Multinerviae are also described: C oligodonta, C. prionota and C seandens


Keywords

Cliffortia L.. new combinations; new species; new statuses. Rosaceae. section <i>Multinerviae</i> DC., species complexes

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