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Acianthera rodolfo-vasquezii and A. ruizii, spp. nov. (Orchidaceae: 3 Pleurothallidinae) from the montane cloud forest of the central Andes, Peru

DAMIÁN: NEW PERUVIAN ACIANTHERA (ORCHIDACEAE)
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Abstract

Two new Acianthera (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) species from Peru are described, Acianthera rodolfo-vasquezii and Acianthera ruizii. A line drawing, and distribution and habitat information are provided for each species, as well as a comparison with morphologically similar species.

Keywords

Acianthera rodolfo-vasquezii Acianthera quadricristata Acianthera ruizii Acianthera tokachii Oxapampa 

Resumen

Se describen dos nuevas especies de Pleurothallidinae (Orchidaceae) de Perú. Acianthera rodolfo-vasquezii y Acianthera ruizii.. Para cada especie se provee una ilustración, e información de distribución y hábitat, así como comparaciones con especies morfológicamente similares.

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Acknowledgements

I extend my gratitude to personnel at USM for granting access to their valuable collection. I also greatly appreciate the careful reading, corrections and suggestions provided by Rodolfo Solano, Guy Chiron, Carlos Martel, Blanca León, Nicole Mitidieri, and two anonymous reviewers. Finally, I thank Greta Damian for her patience and effort put into the line drawings included in this article.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Facultad de Ciencias AmbientalesUniversidad Científica del SurLimaPerú
  2. 2.Posgrado en Botánica Tropical, Facultad de Ciencias BiológicasUniversidad Nacional Mayor de San MarcosLimaPerú

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