TITLE

MAIANTHEMUM COMALTEPECENSE (CONVALLARIACEAE), UNA NUEVA ESPECIE DEL ESTADO DE OAXACA, MEXICO

AUTHOR(S)
Serna, Adolfo Espejo; Lopez-Ferrari, Ana Rosa; Ceja Romero, Jacqueline
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Acta Botanica Mexicana;1996, Issue 36, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Maianthemum comaltepecense Espejo, López-Ferrari & Ceja is described and illustrated. It is presently known from a single population in the Municipio of Santiago Comaltepec, Distrito of Ixtlán de Juárez, Oaxaca, México. M. comaltepecense is distinguished from the other Mexican species by its size, number of leaves, and rhizome and fruit characteristics. For the five species of Maianthemum, reported from the state of Oaxaca, a key for identification, a distribution map and a list of collected material is included.
ACCESSION #
20395757

 

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