Littonia and Sandersonia

Tim Chapman tim@gingerwoodnursery.com
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 03:25:19 PDT


> On Apr 28, 2014, at 3:48 AM, Aad van Beek <avbeek1@hotmail.com> wrote:
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> Here Alan describes this is a genus of 7 species. My question is are there still 7 species or due to the renaming there is only one species gloriosa modesta with a couple of varieties?
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There are now 10 spp or so of Gloriosa.  Only one of these represents what were several different spp of Gloriosa in the past, G superba.  The rest of the spp are transfers from Littonia.  So it would seem 7 spp or more. 

Tim Chapman







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