Brittonia

, Volume 56, Issue 4, pp 307–313 | Cite as

New species of Malouetia (Apocynaceae): A trio from Amazonia

  • Mary E. Endress

Abstract

Three new species ofMalouetia (Apocynaceae) are described and illustrated:M. amazonica andM. pumila from Brazil andM. gentryi from Peru.Malouetia amazonica grows in inundated igapó forest, whereas the other two are found in non-inundated habitats:M. pumila incampa fechada, andM. gentryi in upland forest.

Key words

Amazonia Apocynaceae Malouetieae Malouetia Brazil Peru 

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Literature Cited

  1. Endress, M. E. &P. V. Bruyns. 2000. A revised classification of the Apocynaceae s.1. Bot. Rev. 66: 1–56.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Prance, G. T. 1979. Notes on the vegetation of Amazonia III. The terminology of Amazonian forest types subject to inundation. Brittonia 31: 26–38.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© The New York Botanical Garden Press 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary E. Endress
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  1. 1.Institute of Systematic BotanyUniversity of ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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