Kew Bulletin

, Volume 66, Issue 1, pp 171–174

Hyptis maya, a new species of Lamiaceae from Belize, Central America, and the closely related H. lanceolata


DOI: 10.1007/s12225-011-9256-1

Cite this article as:
Harley, R.M. Kew Bull (2011) 66: 171. doi:10.1007/s12225-011-9256-1


A new species of Lamiaceae from Belize: Hyptis maya is described and illustrated. It is closely related to the more widespread H. lanceolata Poir., with which it is compared.

Key words

BelizeCentral AmericaHyptisLamiaceaenew species

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© The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Botanic Gardens, KewRichmondUK
  2. 2.Post-graduate Programme in Botany, Depto de Ciências BiológicasUniversidade Estadual de Feira de SantanaFeira de SantanaBrazil