Kew Bulletin

, 74:32 | Cite as

Hyptis pastorei, an unusual new species of Hyptis sect. Eriosphaeria (Lamiaceae: Hyptidinae) from the Chapada dos Veadeiros, Goiás, Brazil

  • R. M. HarleyEmail author
  • G. M. Antar
Original Article


A brief account of Hyptis sect. Eriosphaeria (Lamiaceae, subfamily Nepetoideae, tribe Ocimeae, subtribe Hyptidinae) and its distribution, is followed by a description of the new species and details showing how it differs from other members of the section, a line drawing showing details of its morphology, and a distribution map. Habitat, phenology and conservation status are also included.

Key Words

campo rupestre Cerrado Biome Hyptis kempffiana Labiatae taxonomy unusual leaf-form 



Thanks are due to the staff of the Herbarium HUEFS, department of Biological Sciences, Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana, where much of the work was carried out, and also to the staff at the Herbarium (K) and Library at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, for providing support for the senior author when he was based there. Thanks are due to the artist, Dr Judi Stone for the excellent plate. We should also like to thank Dr Ana Maria Giulietti-Harley, for many valuable suggestions. This study was financed in part by the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior - Brasil (CAPES) - Finance Code 001. GMA would like to thank the Smithsonian Institution for the Cuatrecasas fellowship that allowed his visit to the United States herbaria and also Idea Wild and the American Society of Plant Taxonomists for financial Support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Botanic Gardens, KewSurreyUK
  2. 2.Instituto de Biociências, Departamento de BotânicaUniversidade de São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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