Novelties in Gonolobus (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) from the Lesser Antilles
Abstract:Five new species of Gonolobus (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) are described from the Lesser Antilles: G. absalonensis , G. dussii , G. iyanolensis , G. waitukubuliensis , and G. youroumaynensis . The species exhibit distinct differences in floral characters, including the structure of corolline and gynostegial coronas. Gonolobus martinicensis is lectotypified. A key to Gonolobus in the Lesser Antilles is provided.
Document Type: Regular Paper
Publication date: 2007-01-01
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