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A New Species of Roupala (Proteaceae) From Central Brazil


A New Species of Roupala (Proteaceae) From Central Brazil

Ghillean T Prance. PhytoKeys.


A new species of Roupala, Roupala gertii from the endangered Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil is described and illustrated.

Keywords: Atlantic rainforest; Brazil; Proteaceae; Roupala.


Figure 1.
Figure 1.
Roupala gertii Prance A habit B flower bud C open flower with two tepals removed D Ovary and style showing two of the nectary lobes E tepal and stamen. (drawn by Flora Bamford)

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