|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2011|
|Authors:||Muasya, M., Viljoen, J., Stirton C. H.|
|Journal:||South African Journal of Botany|
|Keywords:||combination, Cyperaceae, cypereae, isolepis, new species, Phylogeny, SEQUENCE DATA, south africa, taxonomy|
A new species, Isolepis namaquana Muasya & J.Viljoen, is described and illustrated, it is known from two localities in Namaqualand: near Kamieskroon and at the foot of the Matsikammabcrge, where it grows in ephemeral wetlands. The tufted annual species is diagnosed by floral and fruit characters including glume size, bifid stigma and colliculate nutlet surface ornamentation. (C) 2010 SAAB. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.