, Volume 71, Issue 2, pp 144–155 | Cite as

A new species, new synonyms, typifications, and a name correction in Neomarica from Brazil (Trimezieae, Iridaceae)

  • André dos Santos Bragança GilEmail author
  • Climbiê Ferreira Hall
  • Volker Bittrich
  • Maria do Carmo Estanislau do Amaral


As the result of a taxonomic project on Neomarica, we describe and illustrate a new species, Neomarica kollmannii, and propose ten new synonyms for six species of the genus: N. altivallis, N. glauca, N. caerulea, N. longifolia, N. imbricata and N. sabinei. We also designate lectotypes for four accepted species and five new synonyms, and neotypes for three new synonyms. Comments on the synonyms and typifications are provided. Lastly, we indicate the correct spelling of N. sabinei (previously known as N. sabini, as cited in several indexes).


Iridoideae lectotypes neotropics synonymization taxonomy 



We thank the following Brazilian agencies for financial support: Fundo de Apoio ao Ensino, Pesquisa e Extensão (FAEPEX-UNICAMP) for research grants to MCEA for field work by ASBG; Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq) for the PCI fellowship of CFH (312909/2015-2) and the research grants to ASBG (142970/2005-0) and MCEA (312479/2013-1). We also thank the curators of the consulted herbaria for the access to the collections and the loan of materials; Dr. William Milliken and Dr. Lidyanne Y.S. Aona for providing some photos and types of N. kollmannii; MSc. Ludovic Kollmann and Lea M. E. Amaral for their careful help in cultivating plants of N. kollmannii and the other species used in this research; and MSc. João Silveira for the illustrations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Campus de PesquisaCoordenação de BotânicaBelémBrazil
  2. 2.Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso do SulTrês LagoasBrazil
  3. 3.Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Campus de Pesquisa, Coord. BotânicaPrograma de Capacitação InstitucionalBelémBrazil
  4. 4.Rua Doutor Mário de Nucci 500São PauloBrazil
  5. 5.Department of Plant Biology, Institute of BiologyUniversity of Campinas – UNICAMPSão PauloBrazil

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