New species and taxonomic changes within Pentaschistis (Danthonioideae, Poaceae) from Western Cape, South Africa

C. A. Galley, H. P. Linder
2006 Bothalia: African Biodiversity & Conservation  
Three new species of Pentaschistis (Nees) Stapf are described from the Cape Floristic Region. P. trifida. P clavata and P. horrida. The former has been collected from inland ranges of the Cape Fold Belt, from the Cederberg to the Groot Swartberg. the last two each from single sites in the Koue Bokkeveld: P. clavata on the wetter western border, and P. horrida on the Baviaansberg. Pentaschistis juncifolia Stapf is re-instated, a species from the coastal plains (Hardeveld) between Bredasdorp and
more » ... een Bredasdorp and Riversdale, which had been included in P. eriostoma (Nees) Stapf.
doi:10.4102/abc.v36i2.354 fatcat:tmfo7mitdvcongl44ywurzy7yq