Species Jordaaniella dubia
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Etymology of Jordaaniella:
For Pieter Gerhardus Jordaan (1913–1987), South African professor of botany at Stellenbosch University and plant collector. He studied at Stellenbosch University (1931–1937), graduating with an MSc and PhD in 1944 with post-graduate research at Cambridge and Leiden universities in 1952. He was assistant director of the National Zoological Gardens, Pretoria (1937–1939), lecturer in botany at Stellenbosch University (1940–1946), senior lecturer (1947–1952) and professor and head of department from 1953–1978. He collected about 1 000 specimens from Bredasdorp, Caledon and Stellenbosch and worked mainly with Proteaceae and on biographies.
Etymology of dubia:
From the Latin dubius = 'doubtful'
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 104(3): 356 (1984)