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A partial revision of the tribe Massonieae (Hyacinthaceae) 1. Survey, including three novelties from Namibia: A new genus, a second species in the monotypic Whiteheadia, and a new combination in
The tribe Massonieae with about 150 species in 15 genera is subendemic to southern Africa (Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland) radiating with two genera into tropical East Africa and oneExpand
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Enumeratio Albucarum (Hyacinthaceae) Austro‐Africanarum adhuc cognitarum. 1. Subgenus Albuca
An alphabetical list of species of the subgenus Albuca (19 species including 10 new ones)including the important synonyms is presented, and note on the distribution as well as diagnoses for the newExpand
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Isolation and characterization of an iridovirus from Hermann’s tortoises (Testudo hermanni)
Summary. A virus was isolated from tissues of 2 diseased Hermann’s tortoises (Testudo hermanni) and preliminarily characterized as an iridovirus. This conclusion was based on the presence ofExpand
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Revisionula incompleta Ornithogalorum Austro‐Africanorum (Hyacinthaceae)
For the well advanced Flora of Namaqualand edited by A. LE ROUX a state of the art list of accepted Ornithogalum names, recently the second genus in size among southern African Hyacinthaceae (afterExpand
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Constituents of Veltheimia viridifolia; I. Homoisoflavanones of the bulbs.
The new homoisoflavanone R(-)-3-(4-hydroxybenzyl)-5-hydroxy-6, 7,8-trimethoxychroman-4-one (1) was isolated from the petroleum ether and the diethyl ether extracts of the bulbs of VeltheimiaExpand
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[Malignant catarrhal fever in Switzerland. 1.Epidemiology].
Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is a usually fatal infectious disease of cattle with global distribution. Based on the recent introduction of a diagnostic PCR assay and a competitive inhibition ELISAExpand
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Desert geophytes under dew and fog: The “curly-whirlies” of Namaqualand (South Africa)
Abstract In the semidesert of Namaqualand and adjacent regions of the former Cape Province, South Africa, there occurs an assemblage of geophytes belonging to eight monocot families and some OxalisExpand
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[Malignant catarrhal fever in Switzerland: 2. Evaluation of the diagnosis].
Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is a mostly fatal lymphoproliferative disease of cattle. In 1995 a PCR based method was introduced for the detection of the ovine herpesvirus 2 (OvHV-2), which isExpand
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De Liliifloris notulae 5. Some new taxa and combinations in the Amaryllidaceae tribe Amaryllideae from arid Southern Africa
The genus Namaquanula [only known from the southern side of the Orange River (Cape)] is no longer monotypic: a second species, N. etesionamibensis, is described from the northern bank of the OrangeExpand
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De Liliifloris Notulae – 7. De decuria altera specierum novarum generis Androcymbium (Colchicaceae) in Africa Australi s.l.
In a previous paper (Muller-Doblies 1998) we established a taxonomic framework for Androcymbium sect. Androcymbium by subdividing it into two subsections with two and six series respectively,Expand
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