Kew Bulletin

, 74:10 | Cite as

Bonamia linearifolia (Convolvulaceae), a new species from the Brazilian Cerrado

  • André Luiz da Costa MoreiraEmail author
  • Rosangela Simão-Bianchini
  • Taciana Barbosa Cavalcanti


Bonamia linearifolia A.L.C.Moreira & Sim.-Bianch., a new species from the Cerrado of Central Brazil, is described and illustrated; its distinctive morphological characters are discussed and compared with other related species.

Key Words

Brazil plant morphology taxonomy 



The authors would like to thank the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES) and Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq - 311738/2016-8) for their support. We also thank Darli Nuza for providing the line drawing, the curators of the herbaria visited, Alexander Rockinger for suggestions on the manuscript, and Eduardo Toledo de Amorim for creating the species distribution map and Maria Rosa Zanatta for elucidating the conservation status of species.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • André Luiz da Costa Moreira
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rosangela Simão-Bianchini
    • 2
  • Taciana Barbosa Cavalcanti
    • 3
  1. 1.Universidade de Brasília, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Botânica, Campus Darcy Ribeiro Departamento de BotânicaBrasíliaBrazil
  2. 2.Núcleo de Pesquisa Curadoria do Herbário SPInstituto de BotânicaSão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.Embrapa Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia, Parque Estação EcológicaBrasíliaBrazil

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