Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid, Vol 72, No 2 (2015)

Briquetiastrum: a new genus of Malvaceae and the redefinition of Briquetia


https://doi.org/10.3989/ajbm.2391

Massimo G. Bovini
Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Abstract


A historical overview of the genus Briquetia, with an analysis of its circumscription conflicts and the proposal for a new genus, Briquetiastrum, based on new morphological studies and phytogeographical data were made. A taxonomic treatment and three new combinations from Briquetia to Briquetiastrum (Briquetiastrum inermis, B. spicatum and B. sonorae) are presented and Briquetiastrum sonorae is illustrated for the first time. Descriptions and a key to the treated species are included.

Keywords


nomenclature; taxonomy; neotropics

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