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Names of the southern African species of Rhus (Anacardiaceae) and their etymology

R. O. Moffett
Bothalia | Vol 24, No 1 | a753 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v24i1.753 | © 1994 R. O. Moffett | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 09 October 1994 | Published: 10 October 1994

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R. O. Moffett, Department of Botany, University of the North, South Africa

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Abstract

Brief notes on the origin of the scientific names of all the Rhus species recognized in the recent revision of the genus (Moffett 1993) are given, as well as a complete list of common names for each species. Recommendations are also made on those species which should he added to or removed from the National list of indigenous trees.


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Anacardiaceae; etymology; Rhus; southern Africa

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