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

Belize Central America Hyptis Lamiaceae new 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

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