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Bersama lucens (Glossy white ash)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Order: Geraniales > Family: Melianthaceae > Genus: Bersama

Bersama lucens (Glossy white ash) cultivated in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town: leaves (left, upper right), trunk of young tree (lower right). [photo H. Robertson ]


  • Steyn, E.M.A., Robbertse, P.J. & Van der Schijff, H.P. 1986. An embryological study of Bersama transvaalensis and Greyia sutherlandii. South African Journal of Botany 52: 2529.


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