Taxonomic revision of Saxicolella (Podostemaceae), African waterfall plants highly threatened by Hydro-Electric projects.Species of the genus Engl. (Podostemaceae) are African rheophytes, restricted to rapids and waterfalls as are all members of the family. Previously, was shown to be polyphyletic with two separate clades. The name Engl. was recently resurrected for one clade that is sister to the American genera (Tul.) Wedd., Michx....
Cheek, Martin ; Molmou, Denise ; Magassouba, Sekou ; Ghogue, Jean-Paul
Inversodicraea koukoutamba and I. tassing (Podostemaceae), new waterfall species from Guinea, West Africa.Two new species of and , both from the Republic of Guinea, are described as new to science, increasing the number of species known in this African genus to 32, making it the most species-diverse among African . Both species are remarkable, among other features, for their styles. is only...
Cheek, M. ; Molmou, D. ; Jennings, L. ; Magassouba, S. ; van der Burgt, X.