Vol 69, No 2 (2012)


Cover Page

Cover image: Ethesia is a small genus from the family Hyacinthaceae (subfam. Ornithogaloideae) endemic to Namibia and South Africa. In this AJBM issue, Martínez-Azorín & Crespo describe the new species Ethesia tanquana, a showy geophyte, the distribution of which is restricted to the north-western Cape region known as Tanqua Karoo. [Photograph: M. Martínez Azorín].