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New Unicapitate Species of Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) from South America

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2003
Authors:Araujo, A. Claudia, Longhi-Wagner, H. M., Thomas W. Wayt

Resolution of species delimitations in the Rhynchospora globosa complex has revealed three species new to science from South America: R. bracteovillosa, R. leucoloma, and R. melanocarpa. Each species is described and illustrated and its geographical distribution discussed.

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