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Bothalia - African Biodiversity & Conservation

On-line version ISSN 2311-9284
Print version ISSN 0006-8241

Abstract

MANNING, John C.  and  VAN WYK, Pieter C.. Chlorophytum boomense (Agavaceae) is a synonym of C. namaquense from southern Namibia and the Northern Cape, South Africa. Bothalia (Online) [online]. 2021, vol.51, n.2, pp.1-3. ISSN 2311-9284.  http://dx.doi.org/10.38201/btha.abc.v51.i2.11.

Chlorophytum boomense (Agavaceae), a local endemic from southern Namibia, is found to be morphologically indistinguishable from C. namaquense, which ranges from southern Namibia to central Namaqualand, and is consequently synonymised in that species.

Keywords : Greater Cape Floristic Region; Namaqualand; Namibia; Taxonomy.

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