Notes on the genus Frithia (Mesembryanthemaceae) and the descrip­ tion of a new species, E humilis, in South Africa

  title={Notes on the genus Frithia (Mesembryanthemaceae) and the descrip­ tion of a new species, E humilis, in South Africa},
  author={Priscilla M. Burgoyne and G. F. M. Smith and Francois du Plessis},
Frithia N.E.Br (Mesembryanthemaceae), formerly thought to be a monotypic genus, has been found to comprise two species. Populations from the eastern parts of the distribution range of Frithia pulchra N.E.Br. are recognised as a distinct species,  Frithia humilis PM Burgoyne The genus has a limited distribution, although present in three provinces of South Africa, namely Gauteng, North-West and Mpumalanga. The two window-leaved species are allopatnc and morphological differences between the… Expand

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