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  • A new species of chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae: Nadzikambia) from Mount Mabu, central Mozambique
    Journal articles
    Branch, William R. and Tolley, Krystal A.
    Published 2018 by Science direct
    © Elsisiver Inc
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  • Pygmy chameleons of the Rhampholeon platyceps complex (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae): Description of four new species from isolated ‘sky islands’ of northern Mozambique
    Journal articles
    Published 2014 by ZOOTAXA
    © Magnolia Press
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  • Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Survey of Amphibians in the Northern Mozambique “Sky Islands” and Low-lying Areas
    Journal articles
    Published 2016 by Herpetological Review
    © Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
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  • Exploration into the hidden world of Mozambique’s sky island forests: new discoveries of reptiles and amphibians
    Journal articles
    Werner Conradie, Gabriela B. Bittencourt-Silva, Hanlie M. Engelbrecht4, Simon P. Loader, Michele Menegon, Cristóvão Nanvonamuquitxo, Michael Scott, Krystal A. Tolley
    Published 2016 by pensoft
    © pensoft
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  • Impact of species delimitation and sampling on niche models and phylogeographical inference
    Journal articles
    Gabriela B. Bittencourt-Silva, Lucinda P. Lawson, Krystal A. Tolley, Daniel M. Portik , Christopher D. Barratt , Peter Nagel , Simon P. Loader
    Published 2017 by Science direct
    © Elsevier Inc.
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  • The phylogenetic position and diversity of the enigmatic mongrel frog Nothophryne Poynton
    Journal articles
    Gabriela B. Bittencourt-Silva, Werner Conradie, Karen Siu-Ting, Krystal A. Tolley, Alan Channing, Michael Cunningham, Harith M. Farooq, Michele Menegon , Simon P. Loader
    Published 2018 by Science direct
    © 2016 Elsevier Inc.
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  • Hantam NBG Directional Map
    Directional map to the Hantam National Botanical Garden.
    (Source: Hantam NBG)
    E Marinus
    C Rust
    Published 2009 by SANBI
    © SANBI
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  • A new long-tubed subspecies of Pelargonium dipetalum (section Hoarea) (Geraniaceae) from the Albertinia-Swellendam area in Western Cape Province, South Africa
    Field studies confirmed that unusually long-tubed populations of Pelargonium dipetalum from between Swellendam and Albertinia, Western Cape Province, South Africa, are a distinct ecotype adapted to pollination by the long-proboscid fly, Prosoeca longipennis. The geographical and morphological isolation of these populations suggests that they are reproductively isolated from short-tubed populations, which are pollinated by bees. Objectives: To determine and describe the floral variation in P. dipetalum, with a view to recognising the long-tubed populations at some taxonomic level. Method: All available collections were measured and compared. Results: Populations of P. dipetalum were segregated into a short-tubed form with hypanthium 3 mm – 24 mm long and mostly pink petals that occurs from Betty’s Bay to Knysna, and a long-tubed form with the hypanthium 34 mm – 54 mm long and consistently white petals that is restricted to a small area east of Swellendam between Suurbraak and Albertinia. We described the long-tubed form as the new subspecies P. dipetalum subsp. stenosiphon. Conclusion: The new subspecies increases our understanding of the diversity in P. dipetalum and represents a new taxon of conservation concern.
    Journal articles
    Le Roux M.M., Manning J.C.
    Published 2014 by AOSIS OpenJournals
    © Le Roux M.M., Manning J.C.
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  • The systematic value of flower structure in Crotalaria and related genera of the tribe Crotalarieae (Fabaceae)
    Flowers in the tribe Crotalarieae of the family Fabaceae are generally adapted to bee pollination mechanisms. Molecular systematics have recently provided a major step towards a profound insight into generic relationships, thereby creating the opportunity to re-evaluate the taxonomic and functional significance of flower structure in the tribe, with emphasis on the large genus Crotalaria. A representative sample of flowers from 211 species was dissected to record morphological character states. These data were supplemented from the literature to allow for generalizations for the tribe as a whole. Six structural–functional flower types were identified: (1) pump; (2) gullet; (3) hugging; (4) saddle; (5) tunnel and (6) brush (saddle and tunnel types described here for the first time). Crotalaria uniquely has the brush type, characterized by a rostrate keel, highly dimorphic anthers, stylar trichomes and elaborate callosities on the standard petal. Remarkably, Crotalaria and Bolusia are the only genera of the tribe Crotalarieae with callosities present in all of the species. In other genera, callosities are generally absent or infrequent. Trends towards specialization of pollination syndromes are apparent as assemblages of apomorphic states that co-occur in what we refer to here as “specialized flowers”; individual characters are labile or non-homologous (e.g. callosities) and diagnostically less valuable. Unique combinations of flower characters are often useful to support current generic concepts in Crotalarieae.
    (Source: Flora, 2012, 207(6))
    Journal articles
    Le Roux M.M., Van Wyk B-E.
    Published 2012 by Elsevier
    © Elsevier GmbH
  • Invitation and Content Permission for the e-Flora SA project
    Request to authors to grant SANBI permission for the re-use of their work in the e-Flora of South Africa project.
    M.M. le Roux
    Published 2015 by SANBI
    © SANBI
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