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Tapeinostemon sessiliflorum (Gentianaceae), a new combination for a Guayana endemic

  • John F. Pruski
  • Stephen F. Smith
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Abstract

A new combination,Tapeinostemon sessiliflorum (Gentianaceae), is made forPsychotria sessiliflora (Rubiaceae).Tapeinostemon capitatum is placed into synonymy ofT. sessiliflorum. This rare species occurs in the Guayanan region of Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela.

Key words

Gentianaceae Tapeinostemon Rubiaceae Psychotria Guayana 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John F. Pruski
    • 1
  • Stephen F. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.United States National Herbarium, Department of Botany, MRC-166Smithsonian InstitutionWashington, DCUSA

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