Drimia cochlearis (Hyacinthaceae), a New Species from South Africa

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2013
Authors:Martínez-Azorín, M, Crespo, MB, Dold, AP
Journal:Systematic Botany
Volume:38
Issue:2
Start Page:332
Pagination:332-338
Date Published:June 2013
Keywords:distribution, Drimia ciliata, Drimia sclerophylla, ecology, taxonomy, Urgineoideae
Abstract:

A new species of Drimia is here described from South Africa. Drimia cochlearis sp. nov. is at first sight closely related to both Drimia ciliata and D. sclerophylla, but it differs in a number of floral and vegetative characters that clearly support its recognition as a distinct species. Here we provide a detailed morphological description for this species, including ecological and chorological data. Affinities and divergences with close allies are also discussed

DOI:10.1600/036364413X666831
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