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Streptocarpus redefined to include all Afro-Malagasy Gesneriaceae: Molecular phylogenies prove congruent with geographical distribution and basic chromosome numbers and uncover remarkable morphological homoplasies

Abstract The taxonomy of the African, Madagascan and Comoro Island (Afro-Malagasy) Gesneriaceae attracts a large amount of interest given the horticultural importance of Cape Primroses (Streptocarpus) and African Violets (Saintpaulia). Earlier studies indicated that the Afro-Malagasy genera form... Full description

1st Person: Nishii, Kanae
Additional Persons: Hughes, Mark; Briggs, Marie; Haston, Elspeth; Christie, Frieda; DeVilliers, Margaret J.; Hanekom, Thea; Roos, Wiets G.; Bellstedt, Dirk U.; Möller, Michael
Source: in Taxon Vol. 64, No. 6 (2015), p. 1243-1274
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2015
Keywords: Acanthonema
Colpogyne
Hovanella
infrageneric classification
Linnaeopsis
Nodonema
Saintpaulia
Schizoboea
Trachystigma
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