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Published: 2022-09-29

Novelties in Microlicia (Melastomataceae, Lavoisiereae) endemic to the campo rupestre of Guiné, Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil

California Academy of Sciences, Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability, Department of Botany, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California 94118-4503, USA
California Academy of Sciences, Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability, Department of Botany, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California 94118-4503, USA
Programa de Pós-graduação em Biologia Comparada, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Av. Colombo, 5790, Jardim Universitário, CEP: 87020-900, Maringá, Paraná, Brazil
Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Av. Colombo, 5790 - Zona 7, CEP: 87020-900, Maringá, Paraná, Brazil
Cadeia do Espinhaço endemism Mucugê Serra do Esbarrancado Vale do Pati Eudicots

Abstract

Two species of the Neotropical genus Microlicia are here proposed as new (Microlicia bicolor and M. pataroi). Both species are restricted to the Beco do Guiné trail to Vale do Pati in the municipality of Mucugê, state of Bahia, Brazil. Diagnoses, line drawings, notes on diagnostic characters, habitat and phenology, conservation assessments, and distribution maps are provided.

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