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  1. Family: Polygalaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Genus: Polygala Tourn. ex L.
      1. Polygala affinis DC.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Namibia to W. Cape Prov.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, Namibia

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Polygala affinis DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1977 unknown [1312] K000231664
    Jan 1, 1977 Burchell [6437], South Africa K000231663 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Prodr. 1: 322 (1824)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J. & Smith, G.F. (2013). The reinstatement of Polygala affinis and the identity of Polygala scabra Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 43: 216-218.
    • Figueiredo, E., Smith, G.F. & Paiva, J. (2013). A checklist of Polygala (Polygalaceae) in the Flora of Southern Africa region with notes on types Phytotaxa 155: 1-22.

    Not accepted by

    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Polygala scabra.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J. & Smith, G.F. (2013). The reinstatement of Polygala affinis and the identity of Polygala scabra Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 43: 216-218.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0