Advanced search
Start date
(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

Two new species and one new synonym of Maytenus (Celastraceae) from Brazil

Full text
Biral, Leonardo [1, 2] ; Lombardi, Julio Antonio [1]
Total Authors: 2
[1] Univ Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho UN, Dept Bot, Inst Biociencias Rio Claro, BR-13506900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho UN, Dept Bot, Inst Biociencias Rio Claro, Programa Posgrad Biol Vegetal, BR-13506900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: BRITTONIA; v. 66, n. 4, p. 329-336, DEC 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 1

Two new species of Brazilian Maytenus are described and illustrated. Maytenus chapadensis is endemic to northern Goias state, where it occurs in the cerrado vegetation. The species has quadrangular, sub-winged young twigs, elliptic to obovate ascending leaves, and cymose inflorescences with a reduced peduncle. Maytenus mucugensis occurs in the Chapada Diamantina in Bahia state, where it is relatively common in the campo rupestre and cerrado vegetation. It can be identified by its profuse branching, flattened and pruinose young twigs with dense and diminutive protuberances, obovate to elliptic leaves with inconspicuous secondary veins, and cymose inflorescences (sometimes reduced to a single flower) with reduced peduncles and pedicels. Finally, the species Maytenus guyanensis is typified, and the name M. micrantha is assigned to its synonymy. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 10/17400-3 - Taxonomic and floristic studies in the outside Amazon Brazil
Grantee:Julio Antonio Lombardi
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 11/21879-5 - Systematics and phylogeny of Maytenus Molina (Celastraceae) in the Neotropical Region
Grantee:Leonardo Biral dos Santos
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate