, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp 261–274 | Cite as

A revision of the dioecious genus Griselinia (Griseliniaceae), including a new species from the coastal Atacama Desert of northern Chile

  • Michael O. Dillon
  • Mélica Muñoz-Schick


The genusGriselinia (Griseliniaceae) is revised and a new species,Griselinia carlomunozii, is described from coastal quebradas in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. An illustration, a discussion of its possible relationships, a key, and descriptions of all species are provided.

Key words

Cornaceae Griselinia Griseliniaceae New Zealand South America 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael O. Dillon
    • 1
  • Mélica Muñoz-Schick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyField Museum of Natural HistoryChicagoU.S.A.

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