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Bechuanaland: a misunderstood geographical name; and the type locality of Haworthia tenuifolia (Asphodelaceae: Allooideae)

, : Bechuanaland: a misunderstood geographical name; and the type locality of Haworthia tenuifolia (Asphodelaceae: Allooideae). Taxon 42(2): 369-371

A common misconception about the geographical position of the southern African type locality, "Be(ts)chuanaland", is clarified.

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