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A new species of Metrodorea (Rutaceae) from Brazil: morphology, molecular phylogenetics, and distribution

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Author(s):
Dias, Pedro [1] ; Udulutsch, Renata Giassi [2] ; Pirani, Jose Rubens [3]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Escola Artes Ciencias & Human, BR-03828000 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista Julio Mesquita Filho UNESP, Fac Ciencias & Letras, Dept Ciencias Biol, BR-19806900 Assis, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Biociencias, Dept Bot, BR-05508900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: PHYTOTAXA; v. 117, n. 2, p. 35-41, JUL 17 2013.
Web of Science Citations: 3
Abstract

A new species of Metrodorea (Rutaceae), M. concinna, is described and illustrated, and morphological, molecular phylogenetic, and distributional support for the new taxon and its relationships with morphologically similar species, as well as with sympatric ones, are explored. The new species is endemic to semideciduous forests of southeastern Bahia, eastern Brazil. It is distinct from other species of the genus mainly by the combination of shrubby to treelet habit, (sub) sessile leaves, sessile leaflets without conspicuous, dark glands on the abaxial surface, and by each carpel bearing one dorsal apophysis. In addition to the diagnostic morphological features, molecular data provide further support to the new taxon. (AU)