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Five new species of Lachenalia (Hyacinthaceae) from arid areas of Namibia and South Africa

G. D. Duncan
Bothalia | Vol 27, No 1 | a648 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v27i1.648 | © 1997 G. D. Duncan | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 07 October 1997 | Published: 07 October 1997

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G. D. Duncan, National Botanical Institute, South Africa

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Abstract

Five new species of Lachenalia are described: L. aurioliae G.D.Duncan from the Little Karoo and Great Karoo, L. obscura Schltr. ex G.D.Duncan from Namaqualand, the Kamiesberg, the western Great Karoo and the Little Karoo,  L. inconspicua G.D.Duncan from the Kamiesberg, western Bushmanland and southern Namaqualand, L. marlothii W.F.Barkerex G.D.Duncan from the Calvinia-Sutherland region of the western Great Karoo, and L. xerophila Schltr. ex G.D.Duncan from northwesternand central Namaqualand, and western Bushmanland.


Keywords

Hyacinthaceae; <i>Lachenalia</i>; new species; South Africa

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