Iltis, Hugh H.
April 1994
Acta Botanica Mexicana;1994, Issue 26, p1
Academic Journal
A new, small-leaved, blue-flowered, slenderly rhizomatous Gentiana of section Pneumonanthe related to the larger-flowered G. ovatiloba Kusn. is described from La Ciudad, on the crest of the Sierra Madre Occidental, Durango, Mexico.


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