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Arenifera A.G.J.Herre in Sukkulentenkunde 2: 35. 1948 sec. R.F.Powell & al. 20161
  • 1. R.F.Powell, Boatwright, J. S., Klak, C. & Magee, A. R. 2016: Phylogenetic placement and generic re-circumscriptions of the multilocular genera Arenifera, Octopoma and Schlechteranthus (Aizoaceae: Ruschieae): Evidence from anatomical, morphological and plastid DNA data. – Taxon 65: 249261.


There are four species included in Arenifera (Hartmann 2001a). Since this group was not sampled by Klak & al. (2013), its phylogenetic position within the tribe Ruschieae remains uncertain.A,B,C


A. Hartmann, H. E. K. 2001: Illustrated handbook of succulent plants. Aizoaceae A - E. – Berlin, Heidelberg & New York: Springer
B. Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W. G., Borsch, T., von Mering, S., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazán, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N., Nyffeler, R., Ocampo, G. & Ochoterena, H. 2015: A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. – Willdenowia 45(3): 281-383.
C. Klak, C., Hanáček, P. & Bruyns, P. V. 2013: A phylogenetic hypothesis for the recently diversified Ruschieae (Aizoaceae) in southern Africa. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 1005-1020.