, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 170–173 | Cite as

Dioon califanoi (Zamiaceae), a new species from Mexico

  • Paolo De Luca
  • Sergio Sabato


A new Mexican species ofDioon has been found in Oaxaca,Dioon califanoi, characterized by keeled fronds and leaflets inserted obliquely above the rachis. A key to the known species ofDioon is given.


Field Museum Tantum Mexican Species Leaf Scar Peculiar Character 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© The New York Botanical Garden 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo De Luca
    • 1
  • Sergio Sabato
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di BotanicaUniversitá di NapoliNapoliItaly

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