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MICONIA CORDIERI, A NEW SPECIES OF MICONIA SECT. SAGRAEA (MELASTOMATACEAE) FROM THE MACAYA BIOSPHERE RESERVE, HAITI

Gretchen M. Ionta and Walter S. Judd
Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Vol. 6, No. 1 (26 JULY 2012), pp. 37-44
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/41972360
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MICONIA CORDIERI, A NEW SPECIES OF MICONIA SECT. SAGRAEA (MELASTOMATACEAE) FROM THE MACAYA BIOSPHERE RESERVE, HAITI
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Abstract

A new species of Miconia sect. Sagraea, endemic to the floristically diverse Massif de la Hotte of southwestern Haiti and discovered during the course of a systematic revision of the Caribbean species of this section, is described and illustrated. The discovery of Miconia cordieri brings to 15 the number of described species of Miconia sect. Sagraea known from the Morne Formon-Pic Macaya region of the Massif de la Hotte, nine of which are endemic to the Massif de la Hotte. Se describe e ilustra una especie nueva de Miconia sect. Sagraea, que es endémica del florísticamente diverso Macizo de la Hotte, localizado al suroeste de Haití. Esta especie fue descubierta en el transcurso de la revisión sistemática de las especies caribeñas de esta sección. El descubrimiento de Miconia cordieri eleva a 15 el número de especies descritas en Miconia sect. Sagraea conocida de la región de Morne Formon-Pic Macaya del Macizo de la Hotte, nueve de las cuales, son endémicas de este Macizo.

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