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A new species of <i>Namaquanula</i> (Amaryllidaceae: Amaryllideae) from Namibia with notes on the genus

By D. A. Snijman


<p><em>Namaquanula</em> <strong>bruynsii</strong> Snijman. a rare species of Amaryllidaceae from the Landsberg in southern Namibia described here, is separated from <em>N. bruce-bayeri</em> by plane leaves, the absence of a perigone tube and the lack of a short adaxial hook at the base of each filament. Shared specialized characters are brittle, tan-coloured bulb tunics and short papillae at the base of each filament. A revised description of <em>Namaquanula</em> D.Müll.-Doblies &amp; U.Müll.-Doblies is given and a key to the gen­era of Amaryllideae subtribe Strumariinae is provided.</p><p> </p

Topics: Amaryllidaceae, Amaryllideae. key to genera of Strumariinae. Namaquanula, D. Miill.-Doblies & U.Miill.-Doblies, new species, southern Namibia, General. Including nature conservation, geographical distribution, QH1-199.5
Publisher: AOSIS
Year: 2005
DOI identifier: 10.4102/abc.v35i1.390
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