Brittonia

, Volume 55, Issue 1, pp 30–36 | Cite as

New unicapitate species of Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) from South America

  • Ana Claudia Araujo
  • Hilda M. Longhi-Wagner
  • Wm. Wayt Thomas

Abstract

Resolution of species delimitations in theRhynchospora globosa complex has revealed three species new to science from South America:R. bracteovillosa, R. leucoloma, andR. melanocarpa. Each species is described and illustrated and its geographical distribution discussed.

Key words

Cyperaceae Rhynchospora South America 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana Claudia Araujo
    • 1
  • Hilda M. Longhi-Wagner
    • 2
  • Wm. Wayt Thomas
    • 3
  1. 1.CTT MarUniversidade do Vale ItajaíItajaíBrazil
  2. 2.Depto. Botânica Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do SulPorto AlegreBrazil
  3. 3.The New York Botanical GardenBronxU.S.A.

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