, Volume 49, Issue 3, pp 350–353 | Cite as

A new species of Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum (Solanaceae) from northeastern Brazil

  • Maria de Fátima Agra
  • Michael Nee


Solanum jabrense is apparently rare, and is only known from few collections in the Pico do Jabre of the state of Paraíba, Brazil. It is illustrated and its affinities with the informalErythrotrichum group are discussed.

Key words

Solanum Leptostemonum Brazil Paraíba 


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Literature Cited

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© The New York Botanical Garden 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria de Fátima Agra
    • 1
  • Michael Nee
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratório de Tecnologia FarmacêuticaUniversidade Federal da ParaíbaJoão PessoaBrazil
  2. 2.The New York Botanical GardenBronxUSA

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