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Octopoma N.E.Br. in Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 87: 72. 1930 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. http://doi.org/10.12705/652.3



Octopoma has been recognised by several authors (Hartmann 2001b) and Klak & al. (2013). However, the two infrageneric groups distinguished on account of differences in fruit morphology (Hartmann 2001b) were not confirmed by Klak & al. (2013).