A new species of Polyxena (Hyacinthaceae, tribe Massonieae) from Komsberg, Northern Cape Province

Van der Merwe A.M. ; Marais E.M. (2001)


Polyxena longituba AM vd Merwe, from Komsberg in the Northern Cape Province is described as a new species. It resembles P. corymbosa (L.) Jessop, with regard to flower shape and colour but is distinguished by its long perianth tube and involute, canaliculate leaves. The flowers close at night and the species is self-pollinating.

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