Schlechteranthus

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Schlechteranthus

Schlechteranthus Schwantes in Monatsschr. Deutsch. Kakteen-Ges. 1: 16. 1929 sec. R.F.Powell & al. 20161 wfo-4000034475
      Nametype: Schlechteranthus maximiliani Schwantes
  • 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. 10.12705/652.3
  • =Polymita N.E.Br. in Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 87: 72. 1930 syn. sec. R.F.Powell & al. 20162 wfo-4000030754
    • Nametype: Polymita pearsonii N.E.Br.
  • 2. 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. 10.12705/652.3

Notes

Schlechteranthus (now including Polymita) is a small genus of six morphologically very homogenous species of succulent shrubs with woody stems and branches (Klak & Bruyns, 2016).A

Distribution (General)

South Africa: northern Namaqualand, Richtersveld southward to the Kamiesberg

Bibliography

A. Klak, C. & Bruyns, P. V. 2016: Expansion of Schlechteranthus (Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae) to include Polymita, with a new species from Namaqualand, South Africa. – South African Journal of Botany 103(Supplement C): 70-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2015.08.020