Taxonomic revision of Lychnocephalus (Lychnophorinae, Vernonieae, Asteraceae), an endemic genus of the Espinhaço Range, Minas Gerais, Brazil.Lychnocephalus, as circumscribed here, contains eight species that occur in the campos rupestres of the Espinhaço mountain range in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The following species are revised in the current treatment, L. cipoensis, L. grazielae, L. humillimus, L. mellobarretoi, L. jolyanus, L. sellovii, L. tomentosus, and a...
Journal articleA new species of Leiothrix (Eriocaulaceae) from Brazil is described and illustrated. Leiothrix raymondii is a restricted endemic living under the shelter of rocks, in large rocky outcrops, occurring in the Northern part of the Espinhaço range in Bahia state, Brazil. The species is here assessed as endangered.