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Published: 2022-08-08

Eugenia reperta (Myrtaceae), a new species from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Departamento de Ciências Naturais, Universidade Federal de São João del-Rei, São João del-Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Departamento de Ciências Ambientais, Universidade Federal de São Carlos - campus Sorocaba, Rod. João Leme dos Santos, km 110,18052-780, Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil
Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Rua Monteiro Lobato, 255, 13083-862, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
Independent researcher, Rua Joseph Mendel 41, Ipatinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Southeastern Brazil Eugeniinae taxonomy Eudicots




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