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Published: 2022-08-08

Themistoclesia diminuta (Ericaceae: Vaccinieae), a new mortiño and blueberry relative from Colombia

The New York Botanical Garden, Institute of Systematic Botany, Bronx, NY 10458-5126, U.S.A.
Andes Chocó cloud forest endemic taxonomy Western Cordillera Eudicots

Abstract

Themistoclesia diminuta, a new species of Ericaceae tribe Vaccinieae from western Colombia, is here described, discussed, and illustrated. It stands out among other Themistoclesia because of its subsessile flowers, pedicel articulate with calyx and obscure short pale green corollas with purple lobes.

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