, Volume 28, Issue 4, pp 400–406 | Cite as

Notes on Neotropical Vaccinieae (Ericaceae). III. New and noteworthy species from Mexico and Central America

  • James L. Luteyn


Descriptions are given for five new taxa of Ericaceae-Cavendishia gentryi Luteyn,C. morii Luteyn,C. melastomoides var.coloradensis Luteyn,Gonocalyx almedae Luteyn, andEmpedoclesia stipitata Luteyn. Recently collected flowering material ofCavendishia pseudostenophylla Luteyn is also described.


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© The New York Botanical Garden 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • James L. Luteyn
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  1. 1.The New York Botanical GardenBronx

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