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, Volume 58, Issue 4, pp 322–356 | Cite as

New species of Solanum and Capsicum (Solanaceae) from Bolivia, with clarification of nomenclature in some Bolivian Solanum

  • Michael Nee
  • Lynn Bohs
  • Sandra Knapp

Abstract

Nine new species ofSolanum and two ofCapsicum are described from Bolivia. Notes are provided on some other species, including the complex typification ofSolanum aridum.Capsicum caballeroi, C. ceratocalyx, Solanum chalmersii, S. clandestinum, S. comarapanum, S. complectens, S. monanthemon, S. moxosense, S. pedemontanum, S. saturatum, andS. whalenii are described and illustrated, and a new name,S. scuticum, is proposed for the species previously known asS. tabacifolium.

Key Words

biodiversity Bolivia Capsicum Solanaceae Solanum South America 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The New York Botanical GardenBronxU.S.A.
  2. 2.Department of BiologyUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityU.S.A.
  3. 3.Department of BotanyThe Natural History MuseumLondonUK

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