Kew Bulletin

, 72:39 | Cite as

A new variety of Enneapogon (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Eragrostideae) from Southern Africa



A new variety of Enneapogon (Chloridoideae: Eragrostideae) from Southern Africa is identified, described, illustrated and compared with similar members of the genus.

Key Words

lemma Southern Africa spikelet taxonomy 



My grateful thanks to Hester Steyn for the distribution map and William Sepheka for scanning the herbarium specimen. The South African National Biodiversity Institute is thanked for support. Two anonymous reviewers are thanked for their comments on the manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Herbarium, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)PretoriaSouth Africa

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