Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid, Vol 64, No 2 (2007)

Buddleja filibracteolata (Buddlejaceae), a new species from Costa Rica

J. Francisco Morales
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica

José González
Estación Biológica La Selva, Organización para Estudios Tropicales (OET), Costa Rica


Buddleja filibracteolata (Buddlejaceae), a new species from Costa Rica is described and illustrated and its relationships with B. crotonoides A. Gray are discussed. Buddleja filibracteolata is distinguished by its sessile leaves, amplexicaul leaf blades, and spiciform inflorescence with numerous and conspicuous threadlike bracteoles.


Loganiales (s.l.); Buddlejaceae; Buddleja; Costa Rica

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