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Recent advances in understanding Apiales and a revised classification
Despite the long history of recognising the angiosperm order Apiales as a natural alliance, the circumscription of the order and the relationships among its constituent groups have been troublesome.Expand
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A revision of Lebeckia sect. Lebeckia: The L. pauciflora and L. wrightii groups (Fabaceae, Crotalarieae)
Abstract All 14 species of the type section of the genus Lebeckia Thunb. are endemic to the Cape Floristic Region and are easily recognized by their phyllodinous, acicular (needle-shaped) leaves. TenExpand
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Alkaloids of the genera Aspalathus, Rafnia and Wiborgia (Fabaceae – Crotalarieae)
The presence of alkaloids in three southern African genera of the tribe Crotalarieae is reported for the first time. Sparteine, lupanine and nuttalline were detected in several species of AspalathusExpand
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A review of the genus Curtisia (Curtisiaceae)
A review of the monotypic southern African endemic genus Curtisia Aiton is presented. Detailed studies of the fruit and seed structure provided new evidence in support of a close relationship betweenExpand
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ONTOGENY OF THE FRUITS OF TWO ANOMALOUS AFRICAN WOODY GENERA, POLEMANNIOPSIS AND STEGANOTAENIA ( APIACEAE ), AND THEIR PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIP
The fruits of two anomalous African woody Apiaceae, Polemanniopsis marlothii and Steganotaenia araliacea , differ in structure when mature though the ovaries are very similar, both beingExpand
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The taxonomic value of fruit structure in the Chinese endemic genus Dickinsia (Apiaceae)
The monotypic Dickinsia Franch. is misplaced in its current position in the tribe Hydrocotyleae and is transferred to the tribe Mulineae. Its mericarps are strongly dorsally compressed and theExpand
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Unusual structural variation in the fruit of Dasispermum suffruticosum (Apiaceae): A new record of heteromorphic fruits in the family
Dasispermum is a monotypic genus found on sand-dunes along much of the South African coast. D. suffruticosum is exceptionally polymorphic in the structure of the fruit, and major morphologicalExpand
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Bark and wood structure of Prunus africana (Rosaceae), an important African medicinal plant
Abstract Detailed morphological and anatomical descriptions and photographs of the bark and wood of Prunus africana are provided for future use in taxonomic, phylogenetic, forensic andExpand
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