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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Welwitschia mirabilis Hook.f., Gard. Chron. 1862: 71 (1862).

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts

This name is Accepted by:

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Jacobson, N., Jacobson, P. , van Jaarsveld, E. & Jacobson, K. (2014). Field evidence from Namibia does not support the designation of Angolan and Namibian subspecies of Welwitschia mirabilis Hook. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 69: 179-186.