TITLE

A CONSPECTUS OF MEXICAN MELANTHIACEAE INCLUDING A DESCRIPTION OF NEW TAXA OF SCHOENOCAULON AND ZIGADENUS

AUTHOR(S)
Frame, Dawn; Espejo, Adolfo; Lopez-Ferrari, Ana Rosa
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Acta Botanica Mexicana;1999, Issue 48, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Seven new taxa of Schoenocaulon and one more of Zigadenus from Mexico are herein described. In addition, a brief description of the Mexican genera of Melanthiaceae and a key to genera and species known from Mexico are given.
ACCESSION #
20287687

 

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