Daniel, Thomas F.
March 1992
Acta Botanica Mexicana;mar1992, Issue 17, p53
Academic Journal
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.


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