, Volume 49, Issue 3, pp 380–383 | Cite as

A new species of picramnia (Picramniaceae) from the Atlantic coastal forest of southern Bahia, Brazil

  • Wm. Wayt Thomas


A new species ofPicramnia (Picramniaceae) is described, illustrated, and compared to related Amazonian species. The new species,Picramnia coccinea, is known only from three localities in three adjacent municipalities near Ilhéus, Bahia, and constitutes another example of endemism in the southern Bahian flora.

Key words

Picramniaceae Simaroubaceae Picramnia Bahia Brazil 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wm. Wayt Thomas
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  1. 1.The New York Botanical GardenBronxUSA

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