, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 208–212 | Cite as

The genus Zollernia (Fabaceae: Swartzieae) in Bahia, Brazil

  • André M. de Carvalho
  • Rupert C. Barneby


The genusZollernia is represented in the state of Bahia by four species, two of which,Z. magnifica andZ. modesta, are described and figured herein. A key to the species known from Bahia and commentary on the new taxa are provided.

Key words

Leguminosae Zollernia Bahia 


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Literature Cited

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© The New York Botanical Garden 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • André M. de Carvalho
    • 1
  • Rupert C. Barneby
    • 2
  1. 1.Herbário CEPECCEPLACItabunaBrazil
  2. 2.New York Botanical GardenBronxU.S.A.

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