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A new species of Rudgea (Palicoureeae, Rubiaceae) from Espirito Santo state, Brazil

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Torres-Leite, Filipe [1, 2, 3] ; Bruniera, Carla P. [4] ; Zappi, Daniela C. [5, 6] ; Carrijo, Tatiana T. [1, 2]
Total Authors: 4
[1] Univ Fed Espirito Santo, Programa Posgrad Genet & Melhoramento, Ctr Ciencias Agr & Engn, Alto Univ Sn, BR-29500000 Alegre, ES - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Espirito Santo, Lab Bot, Ctr Ciencias Exatas Nat & Saude, Alto Univ Sn, BR-29500000 Alegre, ES - Brazil
[3] Univ Estadual Campinas, Programa Posgrad Biol Vegetal, Dept Biol Vegetal, Inst Biol, CP 6109, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[4] Univ Fed Sao Paulo, Dept Ecol & Biol Evolut, Campus Diadema, Rua Sao Nicolau, 210 Ctr, BR-09913030 Diadema, SP - Brazil
[5] Inst Tecnol Vale, R Boaventura da Silva 955, BR-66055090 Belem, PA - Brazil
[6] Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Av Perimetral 1901, BR-66077830 Belem, Para - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 6
Document type: Journal article
Source: PHYTOTAXA; v. 379, n. 2, p. 180-186, NOV 28 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 0

A new endemic and critically endangered species of Rudgea (Rubiaceae) from Southeastern Brazil is described and illustrated. Rudgea minutifolia Bruniera \& Torres-Leite is distinguished by its small leaves, a character found in only a handful of species in this genus. The indumentum of the branches, leaves and stipules, low number of secondary veins, corniculate corolla lobes, and vinaceous to almost black mature fruits are also characteristic of this species. Discovered in a forest remnant within the Atlantic Rainforest domain in the south of Espirito Santo state, this species is found only in the municipality of Castelo, an area that has been recognized as prioritary for conservation. Besides the description, taxonomic comments, conservation status, images and illustrations are provided. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/10446-0 - Systematics and taxonomy of Rudgea Salisb. (Psychotrieae, Rubiaceae)
Grantee:Milton Groppo Júnior
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 10/18172-4 - Systematics and taxonomy of Rudgea Salisb. (Psychotrieae, Rubiaceae)
Grantee:Carla Poleselli Bruniera
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate