The range of Iwatsukia bifida (Fulford) R.M. Schust. is extended from the Guyana Highlands to Costa Rica and Central America. A brief description, including the first description of oil bodies, is provided based on Costa Rican material. SEM photographs and a distribution map
of the species are presented.
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