Three new south American species of Salacia with fasciculate inflorescences (Celastraceae, Hippocrateoideae)

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2007-06-06

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Lombardi, Julio Antonio [UNESP]

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Three new fasciculate flowered species of Salacia L. (Celastraceae, Hippocrateoideae) from the Amazon basin are described: S. acevedoi Lombardi is distinguished by its small flowers, stamens with short filaments, disc connate to ovary, and size of fruits; S. negrensis Lombardi differs by its habit, characteristics and shape of leaves, flower diameter, features and size of stamens, and number of ovules; and S. odorata Lombardi is characterized by its long pedicels, conical flower buds, strongly adherent petals, and flat disc with fimbriate outer border.

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Brazil, Celastraceae, Ecuador, Hippocrateoideae, IUCN Red List, Peru, Salacia

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Novon, v. 17, n. 1, p. 33-39, 2007.