Saurauia oroquensis, a new species of Actinidiaceae from Colombia
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Saurauia oroquensis, a new species from Colombia remarkably allied toS. bullosa Wawra, is described. It is distinguished from the latter by the absence of stellate trichomes on the lower leaf surface, by the homotrichous nature of sepal pubescence (limited only to the exposed parts in bud, with the imbricated parts and inner surface completely glabrous), and by the much lower number of stamens per flower. This new taxon is endemic to the Colombia-Venezuelan border region (Táchira-Norte de Santander).
KeywordsStaminate Flower Pistillate Flower Exposed Part Lower Leaf Surface Field Museum
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