Journal articleA new species of Leiothrix (Eriocaulaceae) from Brazil is described and illustrated. Leiothrix raymondii is a restricted endemic living under the shelter of rocks, in large rocky outcrops, occurring in the Northern part of the Espinhaço range in Bahia state, Brazil. The species is here assessed as endangered.
Journal articleSchoenoplectiella patentiglumis, a species described from Natal (South Africa) and previously known from Mozambique and Zimbabwe only, is reported for the first time from tropical West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso and Nigeria) where it has been confused with S. articulata. Schoenoplectiella raynaliana, a rare species only known from the type...
Journal articleThe confident identification to species rank of fragmentary and sterile plant material is often challenged by the absence of diagnostic characters, which are present in intact specimens, reproductive parts, and plants in habitat. Here, we consider leaf surface micromorphology for the identification of the genus Aloe in the Horn of...
Fentaw, Eshetu ; Elliott, Kelda F.V.A. ; Demissew, Sebsebe ; Cutler, David ; Grace, Olwen M.