Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid, Vol 73, No 1 (2016)

A new species of Cordia (Cordiaceae) for the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil


https://doi.org/10.3989/ajbm.2402

Elsie Franklin Guimarães
Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Neusa Taroda Ranga
Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exatas, Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, Brazil

José Iranildo Miranda de Melo
Universidade Estadual da Paraíba, Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Departamento de Biologia, Brazil

Abstract


A new species of the genus Cordia (Cordiaceae), C. kuhlmannii E.F. Guim., N.T. Ranga & J.I.M. Melo, for the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil is described and illustrated. The species, belonging to the section Gerascanthus is characterized mainly by irregular calyx lobes, corolla with narrow tube, stamens with glabrate bases and long branches of the style.

Keywords


Boraginales; Cordiaceae; Gerascanthus; South America; taxonomy

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