Taxonomy of Chlorocyathus (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae)

  title={Taxonomy of Chlorocyathus (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae)},
  author={H. Venter},
  journal={South African Journal of Botany},
  • H. Venter
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • South African Journal of Botany
  • Abstract The genus name Chlorocyathus was coined by Oliver [Oliver, D., 1887. Chlorocyathus monteiroae. Hooker, Icones plantarum 16, t. 1557 and 1591.] for a specimen collected at Maputo, Mozambique. [Brown, N.E., 1907. Raphionacme monteiroae . In: Thiselton-Dyer, W.T. (Ed.), Flora Capensis, vol. 4. Lovell Reeve and Co, London, pp. 533–534.] sunk the monotypic Chlorocyathus into Raphionacme Harv. However, new information shows that Oliver was correct in regarding Chlorocyathus as different from… CONTINUE READING
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