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What's in a name: an update on epithets used in Aloe L. (Asphodelaceae)

Smith, G.F.; Walker, Colin and Figueiredo, E. (2011). What's in a name: an update on epithets used in Aloe L. (Asphodelaceae). Bradleya, 29 pp. 179–181.

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Abstract

This paper updates the previously published list (Figueiredo & Smith, 2010) of 876 epithets used in the genus Aloe L.(Asphodelaceae). A further 32 epithets are added to the list. Some epithets for which derivations could not be traced at the time are relisted here with their meaning. This addition brings to 908 the total number of unique epithets used in the genus at specific, subspecific and varietal ranks. The list of epithets provided here includes their dates of application, meaning and derivation.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Authors
ISSN: 0265-086X
Extra Information: ISBN 978-0-902099-84-5
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Environment, Earth and Ecosystems
Item ID: 29402
Depositing User: Colin Walker
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2011 14:26
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2012 22:11
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/29402
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