, Volume 66, Issue 2, pp 186–190 | Cite as

Bursera pereirae, a new species and generic record for the Cerrado complex of Brazil. Studies in neotropical Burseraceae XVIII

  • Douglas C. Daly


Bursera pereirae is described and illustrated, and an updated key to Bursera in South America is provided. This new species, which should be considered threatened, is the first record of Bursera for the Cerrado region and the only species of tribe Bursereae endemic to Brazil.

Key Words

Bursera Burseraceae Cerrado Goiás neotropics Taxonomy 



In addition to Benedito Pereira, I thank Bobbi Angell for the fine illustration, Madeline Harley for examining the pollen, Marina de Lourdes Fonsêca of the IBGE herbarium for kindly sending duplicates and data, and the staff at US for sending timely loans.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The New York Botanical GardenBronxUSA

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