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Molecular phylogenetics of subfamily Ornithogaloideae (Hyacinthaceae) based on nuclear and plastid DNA regions, including a new taxonomic arrangement.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The taxonomic arrangement within subfamily Ornithogaloideae (Hyacinthaceae) has been a matter of controversy in recent decades: several new taxonomic treatments have beenExpand
Taxonomic revision of Ornithogalum subg. Ornithogalum (Hyacinthaceae) in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands
As a part of a taxonomic revision of the Iberian and Balearic taxa of Ornithogalum, the results concerning O. subg. Ornithogalum are reported. Quantitative and qualitative characters were studied inExpand
At Least 23 Genera Instead of One: The Case of Iris L. s.l. (Iridaceae)
Background Iris L. s.l. is one of the most diverse and well-known genera in the Asparagales, with approximately 250–300 circumscribed species and significant economic impact. The taxonomy of theExpand
Nomenclature and taxonomy of Ornithogalum divergens Boreau (Hyacinthaceae) and related taxa of the polyploid complex of Ornithogalum umbellatum L.
francaisLa nomenclature et la taxonomie d'Ornithogalum divergens Boreau (Hyacinthaceae) sont presentees. La synonymie de cette espece inclut des especes proches, telles qu'Ornithogalum paterfamiliasExpand
Taxonomic revision of Ornithogalum subg. Beryllis (Hyacinthaceae) in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands.
abstra C t . — As part of a taxonomic revision of the Iberian and Balearic taxa of Ornithogalum, quantitative and qualitative characters are studied in detail in Ornithogalum subg. Beryllis (Salisb.)Expand
Zingela (Asparagaceae, Scilloideae), a distinct new urgineoid genus from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
In the course of resolving the identity of plants usually named ‘ Drimia indica ’ from KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa, molecular and morphological data revealed the identity of more than oneExpand
Drimia edwardsii (Asparagaceae, Scilloideae), a new urgineoid species from the Mkhomazi River Valley of eastern South Africa
A new species endemic to South Africa, Drimia edwardsii , is described and illustrated, with data provided on its morphology, ecology and distribution. The species appears to be closely related toExpand
Drimia cochlearis (Hyacinthaceae), a New Species from South Africa
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 aExpand
Sagittanthera (Hyacinthaceae, Urgineoideae), a new buzz pollinated genus from the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa
Within the framework of a taxonomic revision of subfamily Urgineoideae, we here describe a new genus from south-eastern South Africa. Sagittanthera gen. nov. is at first sight related to RhadamanthusExpand
New combinations and lectotype designations in Asparagaceae subfam. Scilloideae
Hyacinthaceae (Asparagaceae subfam. Scilloideae) are commonly hysteranthous or proteranthous plants, in which leaves and inflorescences usually are not present simultaneously. Consequently, toExpand