Brittonia

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 95–100 | Cite as

Fryxellia, a new genus of North American Malvaceae

  • David M. Bates
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Abstract

A monotypic genus,Fryxellia Bates (Malvaceae: Malveae), is described; the description of the type species,Fryxellia pygmaea (Correll) Bates from northern Mexico (Coahuila) and Texas, is amplified. Consideration is given to the relationship ofFryxellia to other genera, especiallyAnoda Cav.,Horsfordia A. Gray, andGaya H.B.K., the latter with particular reference toG. violacea Rose.

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© The New York Botanical Garden 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Bates
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  1. 1.L. H. Bailey HortoriumCornell UniversityIthaca

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