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Brittonia

, Volume 54, Issue 4, pp 275–278 | Cite as

A new species of Tetracera (Dilleniaceae) from Guyana

  • Gerardo A. Aymard
  • Brian M. Boom
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Abstract

A new species of the genusTetracera (T. maguirei) from the sandstone savannas and shrubby forests in Guyana is described, illustrated, and compared toT. asperula Miq. A key to the species ofTetracera from the Guianas is provided.

Key words

Dilleniaceae French Guiana Suriname Guyana androdioecious flowers Tetracera 

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Literature Cited

  1. Dickinson, W. C. 1968. Comparative morphological studies in Dilleniaceae. III. The carpels. J. Arnold Arbor. 49: 317–329.Google Scholar
  2. Kubitzki, K. 1970. Die gattung Tetracera (Dilleniaceae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 8: 1–98.Google Scholar

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© The New York Botanical Garden Press 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UNELLEZ-Guanare, Programa de R. N. R.Herbario Universitario (PORT)estado PortuguesaVenezuela
  2. 2.Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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