Manning J.C.,South African National Biodiversity Institute |
Manning J.C.,University of KwaZulu - Natal |
Goldblatt P.,University of KwaZulu - Natal |
Goldblatt P.,Missouri Botanical Garden |
Ebrahim I.,Threatened Species Programme
South African Journal of Botany | Year: 2015
Tritoniopsis cinnamomea is a new species from the Piketberg, Western Cape, allied to Tritoniopsis parviflora and distinguished from it by creamy white flowers with the apices and outer surface of the tepals flushed dark brownish pink; narrow, linear tepals up to 2.5. mm wide; and slightly longer filaments 15-16. mm long. The new species is illustrated and described. It is one of a group of seven species with fragrant, yellow or cream-coloured flowers with filaments 3-14. mm long and yellow anthers 3-5. mm long with reduced apiculae up to 0.5. mm long. We provide a key to the species in this group. © 2015 South African Association of Botanists.