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24 May 2013 Two New Species of Tropaeolum (Tropaeolaceae) from South America
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Two new South American species of Tropaeolum L. (Tropaeolaceae), T. slanisii Bulacio from Salta, Argentina, and T. kieslingii Bulacio from Tarija, Bolivia, found during a revision of the genus for the Flora of Argentina, are described, illustrated, and compared with related species. Both new species belong to Tropaeolum sect. Tropaeolum, which is characterized by the strongly heteromorphic petals, usually ciliate on the margins, and the entire or more or less deeply incised leaf blades.

Se describen, ilustran y comparan dos nuevas especies de Tropaeolum L. (Tropaeolaceae), T. slanisii Bulacio de Salta, Argentina y T. kieslingii Bulacio de Tarija, Bolivia, descubiertas durante la revisión del género para la Flora Argentina. Ambas especies pertenecen a Tropaeolum secc. Tropaeolum, la cual se caracteriza por los pétalos marcadamente diferentes, ciliados en el margen y las láminas de las hojas enteras o más o menos divididas.

Eva Bulacio "Two New Species of Tropaeolum (Tropaeolaceae) from South America," Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature 22(3), 276-280, (24 May 2013). https://doi.org/10.3417/2005123
Published: 24 May 2013
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