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Studies in the genus Lotononis (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae). 5. A new species of the L. involucrata group (section Polylobium) from the north-western Cape Province

B-E. van Wyk
Bothalia | Vol 19, No 1 | a933 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v19i1.933 | © 1989 B-E. van Wyk | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 17 October 1989 | Published: 18 October 1989

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B-E. van Wyk, Department of Botany, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa

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Abstract

A new species of the section Polylobium (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Benth. of Lotononis (DC.) Eckl. & Zevh. is described, namely  L racemiflora B-E. van Wyk. The species, known only from a single collection near Clanwilliam in the north­western Cape, is closely related to L involucrata (Berg. ) Benth. and L angustifolia (E. Mey.) Steud.c


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Cape Province; Fabaceae. <i>Lotononis</i> section <i>Polylobium</i>; new taxon

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