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Two new species of Cryptolepis (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae) from Somalia, North-east Africa
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Biology, Department of Evolution, Genomics and Systematics, Systematic Botany.
2006 (English)In: South African Journal of Botany, ISSN 0254-6299, E-ISSN 1727-9321, Vol. 72, no 1, 139-143 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Two new species, Cryptolepis nugaalensis and Cryptolepis somaliensis are described. Both were discovered in and environment in Somalia. Both belong to a unique group of xerophytic, mostly shrub-like species in the Horn of Africa, island of Socotra and southern Arabia, isolated from the rest of the genus.

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2006. Vol. 72, no 1, 139-143 p.
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Africa (Somalia), Apocynaceae, Cryptolepis spp. nov
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Biological Systematics
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-25516DOI: 10.1016/j.sajb.2005.06.003ISI: 000240298600013OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-25516DiVA: diva2:53290
Available from: 2007-02-13 Created: 2007-02-13 Last updated: 2011-06-17Bibliographically approved

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