A new species of Rafnia (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae)

J. S. Boatwright, B. E. Van Wyk

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The new species Rafnia lebeckioides J.S. Boatwright and B.-E. Van Wyk is described. It is known only from a few collections in the mountains around Worcester in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. The species differs from all others in the genus in its linear fruits, which are similar to those found in species of Lebeckia Thunb.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)471-473
Number of pages3
JournalSouth African Journal of Botany
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2007


  • Crotalarieae
  • Fabaceae
  • Rafnia
  • new species

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science


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