, Volume 49, Issue 4, pp 480–486 | Cite as

Notes on calycophyllous Rubiaceae. Part II. Morphological comparison of the genera Bathysa and Schizocalyx

  • Piero G. Delprete


A close comparison of Bathysa and Schizocalyx has revealed that the two taxa are congeneric. In addition, the two species currently recognized under Schizocalyx are conspecific and transferred to Bathysa, for which a new combination is proposed (B. bracteosa).

Key words

Bathysa Schizocalyx Rondeletieae Calycophylleae Rubiaceae calycophylls leaf bacterial nodules 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piero G. Delprete
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  1. 1.Institute of Systematic BotanyThe New York Botanical GardenBronxUSA

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