Two New Species of Marcetia (Melastomataceae) from the Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil
Two new species of Marcetia ( Marcetia paganuccii and M. cardosoana ) are described and compared with their closely related species. The two new species were found exclusively in mountainous areas of the Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil. Illustrations, distribution maps, conservation status and SEM photographs of leaves and seeds for both species are provided.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 12, 2013
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