TITLE

ACANTHACEAE: MENDONCIOIDEAE OF MEXICO

AUTHOR(S)
Daniel, Thomas F.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Acta Botanica Mexicana;mar1992, Issue 17, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Subfamily Mendoncioideae of the Acanthaceae is represented in Mexico by two species, Mendoncia guatemalensis and M. retusa. The former species is reported from Mexico for the first time. The initial description of flowers of M. guatamalensis is presented. A lectotype for M. retusa is designated. Both species are described and illustrated; a key is provided to distinguish them; and the distribution of each species in Mexico and northern Central America is shown on a map.
ACCESSION #
21362616

 

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