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Published: 2022-07-21

Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on Kalanchoe bentii (Crassulaceae subfam. Kalanchooideae)

Ria Olivier Herbarium, Department of Botany, Nelson Mandela University, P.O. Box 77000, Gqeberha, 6031 South Africa
Eudicots Africa Arabian Peninsula Kalanchoe teretifolia nomenclature Somalia taxonomy Yemen

Abstract

The nomenclature and taxonomy of Kalanchoe bentii (Crassulaceae subfam. Kalanchooideae) are discussed and clarified, and an amplified description is provided for the species, in which two subspecies are recognised, i.e., K. bentii subsp. bentii and K. bentii subsp. somalica. The typification of the name K. bentii and, where necessary, its heterotypic synonyms is corrected.

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