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The Reinstatement of the Genus Xiphotheca (Fabaceae)
Anne Lise Schutte and Ben-Erik Van Wyk
Vol. 42, No. 1 (Feb., 1993), pp. 43-49
Published by: International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT)
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1223301
Page Count: 7
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The reinstatement of the genus Xiphotheca Eckl. & Zeyh. (Fabaceae, tribe Liparieae) is proposed. A study of the morphology and alkaloids of the genus Priestleya DC. has shown remarkable differences between its two sections, P. sect. Priestleya and sect. Aneisothea DC. (= Xiphotheca). The latter differs in its geminate flowers, the non-intrusive calyx, the obtuse and pocketed keel petals, the uniform anthers, the shortly petiolate and pinnately veined leaves and the unique combination of alkaloids. A brief synopsis of the genus, including nomenclature, synonymy and typification, is presented.
Taxon © 1993 International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT)