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Eugenia harkerae (Myrtaceae), a new species from Jalisco, Mexico

  • Erandi Sánchez-ChávezEmail author
  • Sergio Zamudio
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Abstract

Eugenia harkerae is here described as new from Jalisco, Mexico. It is morphologically similar to E. oerstediana and E. turneri; however, it differs by its pubescent branchlets with brownish hairs, uniflorous pendant inflorescences, peduncles of 1.5–3 cm long, and glabrous hypanthia.

Keywords

Cloud forests Endemic San Sebastián del Oeste Taxonomy Western Mexico 

Resumen

Eugenia harkerae se describe e ilustra como una nueva especie de Jalisco, México. Es morfológicamente similar a E. oerstediana y E. turneri; sin embargo, E. harkerae es reconocida por sus ramillas con tricomas marrones, inflorescencia uniflora y péndula sobre pedúnculos de 1.5–3 cm de largo y los hipantios glabros.

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Acknowledgments

We thank Alfonso Barbosa for the illustration and Rosa Ma. Murillo and Juan Ornelas-Álvarez for their help in the field. We are grateful to Mollie Harker, Francisco Lorea and Jerzy Rzedowski for reviewing the manuscript, and Leticia Hernandez and Jaqueline Reynoso for their guidance. We thank anonymous reviewers for comments and suggestions that improved this manuscript. Financial support was provided by Instituto de Ecología, A. C. (Account 451360) and Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACyT).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de Ecología A.CVeracruzMexico
  2. 2.PátzcuaroMexico

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