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1 April 2005 Studies in the Capparaceae XXIII: Capparis coimbrana, a new species from Bolivia
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Cornejo, X. (Herbarium GUAY, University of Guayaquil; xcornejoguay@hotmail.com) & H. H. Iltis (Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706, U.S.A.; tscochra@facstaff.wisc.edu). Studies in the Capparaceae XXIII: Capparis coimbrana, a new species from Bolivia. Brittonia 57: 155–161. 2005.—Capparis coimbrana, a tree of the Bolivian and adjoining Brazilian subtropical to warm-temperate seasonal dry forests and savannas, is segregated from C. petiolaris of the Pacific slope of Ecuador and northern Peru by its subcylindrical fruits (vs. spherical), white pulp (vs. yellow), sepals 3–5 mm (vs. 1–3 mm), leaves with 13–24 (vs. 8–15) lateral veins per side, and by 1000 km of geographic isolation. The new species has edible fruits, but is not domesticated. The specific epithet celebrates Germán Coimbra S., eminent Bolivian ethnobotanist.Cornejo, X. (Herbario GUAY, Universidad de Guayaquil; xcornejoguay@hotmail.com) & H. H. Iltis (Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706, U.S.A.; tscochra@facstaff.wisc.edu). Studies in the Capparaceae XXIII: Capparis coimbrana, a new species from Bolivia. Brittonia 57: 155–161. 2005.—Capparis coimbrana es un árbol del bosque seco y sabanas subtropicales y cálidas de Bolivia y la parte adyacente de Brasil, segregada de Capparis petiolaris, que se encuentra distribuida en la región del Pacífico de Ecuador y norte de Perú, por sus frutos subcilíndricos (vs. esféricos), pulpa blanca (vs. amarilla), sépalos 3–5 mm (vs. 1–3 mm), hojas con 13–24 (vs. 8–15) pares de venas laterales, y aislada geográficamente 1000 km. Esta nueva especie posee frutos comestibles, pero no está domesticada. Su epíteto específico honra a Germán Coimbra S., eminente etnobotánico boliviano.
Xavier Cornejo and Hugh H. Iltis "Studies in the Capparaceae XXIII: Capparis coimbrana, a new species from Bolivia," Brittonia 57(2), (1 April 2005). https://doi.org/10.1663/0007-196X(2005)057[0155:SITCXC]2.0.CO;2
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