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Published: 2022-07-21

Heliophila verna (Brassicaceae), a new species from the Northern Cape of South Africa

Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A.
CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ-625 00, Czech Republic, Department of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ-625 00, Czech Republic
Department of Biology/Botany, University of Osnabrück, Barbarastraße 11, D-49076 Osnabrück, Germany
CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ-625 00, Czech Republic, NCBR, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ-625 00, Czech Republic
Eudicots Brassicaceae Cruciferae cytogenomics Heliophila South Africa

Abstract

The new species Heliophila verna is described, illustrated, and its distinguishing characters from the related glabrous annuals, especially H. namaquana is discussed. Its chromosome number (2n = 18) is reported here.

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