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Willdenowia 34 – Article34111

Willdenowia – Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem
ISSN 0511-9618
© 2004 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem.

Scholz, H. & Müller, J. 2004: Stapfochloa (Poaceae: Cynodonteae, Chloridinae), a new genus from Africa.
Willdenowia 34: 129-133.

The African endemic Chloris lamproparia is excluded from the genus Chloris and placed in the new, monotypic genus Stapfochloa. Its morphological characteristics and the decisive grain shape, which is not known from the related genera Chloris and Tetrapogon, are illustrated.

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