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, Volume 51, Issue 2, pp 214–216 | Cite as

A synopsis of the family Lissocarpaceae

  • Paul E. Berry
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Abstract

A species erroneously described as aDiospyros is here transferred toLissocarpa, asL. tetramera (Rusby) P. E. Berry. This gives a total of five species currently recognized in Lissocarpaceae. A key to the species and a discussion of the individual taxa are presented.

Key words

Ebenales Lissocarpaceae Lissocarpa South America 

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© The New York Botanical Garden Press 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul E. Berry
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  1. 1.Botany DepartmentUniversity of WisconsinMadisonU.S.A.

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