, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 81–104 | Cite as

A revision of the genus Hyperbaena (Menispermaceae)

  • Mildred E. Mathias
  • William L. Theobald


The genus Hyperbaena consists of 19 species native to tropical America, extending from the islands of the Caribbean and central Mexico south through Central America and South America to northern Argentina and Bolivia. A history of the genus, a key to the species, descriptions and discussions of the species are given, and H. standleyi (Honduras) is described as new.


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© The New York Botanical Garden 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mildred E. Mathias
    • 1
  • William L. Theobald
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaLos Angeles
  2. 2.Pacific Tropical Botanical GardenLawai, Kauai

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