New combination and typifications of names of Caribbean species of Myrcia sect. Calyptranthes (Myrtaceae).A new combination is presented in Myrcia, and the names Calyptranthes rigida Swartz and Calyptranthes fawcettii Krug & Urban are typified.
Alvarenga Braga, João Marcelo ; Fernandes, Thiago ; Campbell, Keron C. St. E. ; Prado, Jefferson ; Lucas, Eve J.
Journal articleThe genus Mucuna comprises approximately 105 tropical and sub-tropical species, with the highest diversity occurring in the Paleotropics. In the Neotropics, 13 new species have been described recently and a number of regional floras have been published. A recent floristic treatment for Colombia has summarized the Mucuna species found in...
Taxonomic monograph of Eugenia sect. Schizocalomyrtus (Myrtaceae: Myrteae), a group within Eugenia with unusual flowers.Taxonomic monograph of Eugenia sect. Schizocalomyrtus, supported by molecular and morphological evidence, is presented. The flowers of this section have unusual fused calyces that are contrasted with standard Eugenia flowers with free calyx lobes. Because the fused calyx recurs in Myrtaceae and has been historically misleading for taxonomists, a key...
Giaretta, Augusto ; Lucas, Eve ; Sano, Paulo Takeo
Journal articleEriosema is a pantropical genus occurring mostly in savanna vegetation and grasslands of tropical environments, with approximately 150 species and two centers of diversity, one in Africa with about 110 species, and the other in the Neotropics with about 40 species. Considering the large number of Eriosema taxa in Brazil,...
Cândido, , Elisa ; de Vargas, Wanderleia ; Bezerra, Luísa ; Mansano, Vidal ; Vatanparast, Mohammad …