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New Species of Myrtaceae from Yasuní National Park, Ecuador

Author:
Kawasaki, Maria Lúcia, Pérez, Álvaro J.
Source:
Harvard papers in botany 2016 v.21 no.1 pp. 55-58
ISSN:
1043-4534
Subject:
Myrcia, Plinia, lowland forests, national parks, new species, rivers, scientific illustration, taxon descriptions, Amazonia, Ecuador
Abstract:
Two new species of Myrtaceae from Yasuní National Park in Ecuadorian Amazon, Myrcia gigantifolia and Plinia valenciana, are described and illustrated. Myrcia gigantifolia grows in Varzea forest along Tiputini river, while Plinia valenciana grows in lowland forest.
Agid:
5339331