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9 December 2010 A new species of Gymnanthes (Euphorbiaceae) from northeastern Brazil
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Abstract

Gymnanthes boticario, a new species of Gymnanthes sensu lato (formerly Sebastiania sect. Adenogyne), is described from the caatinga forests of northeastern Brazil. A key to the pubescent-fruited species of Gymnanthes sensu lato and related taxa is provided.

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Hans-Joachim Esser, Maria de Fátima de Araújo Lucena, and Marccus Alves "A new species of Gymnanthes (Euphorbiaceae) from northeastern Brazil," Willdenowia 40(2), 345-349, (9 December 2010). https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.40.40213
Published: 9 December 2010
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