Taxonomic Studies in the Genus Talinum (Portulacaceae) in Nigeria
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Nyananyo, B. L.
Olowokudejo, J. D.
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum, Berlin-Dahlem
Morphological analysis of Talinum triangulare and T cuneifolium showed a general lack of discrete phenetic discontinuities. The taxonomic status ofthe two taxa is evaluated on the basis of comparati- ve palynology, seed morphology and leaf anatomy. These features revealed taxonomically useful dif- ferences between them. A chromosome number of 2n = 24 is reported for both species as new
Nyananyo, B. L. and Olowokudejo, J. D. (1986). Studies in the Genus Talinum (Portulacaceae) in Nigeria. Willdenowia 15(2): 455-463