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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: A new species of Miconia (Melastomataceae) from Amazonas, Brazil
Author: Goldenberg, R
Caddah, MK
Michelangeli, FA
Abstract: Miconia manauara has been collected several times in two municipalities in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, and once in nearby Para. It can be recognized among species in Miconia sect. Miconia by the leaves with obtuse to rounded bases, entire margins, cuspidate apices and five basal to shortly suprabasal nerves. The leaves also have glabrous mature adaxial leaf surfaces and the abaxial surface with two indument layers, the first consisting of moderate to dense, ferruginous, sessile stellate trichomes, 0.1-0.2 mm diam., and the second consisting of a dense, granulose-furfuraceous layer. The inflorescences are glomerulate, the 5-merous flowers have a caducous calyx, minutely papillose petals, ten stamens that are ventrally bilobed and with a small dorsal, obtuse tooth, and the ovaries are furfuraceous and usually covered by unbranched trichomes on their apices.
Subject: Miconieae
new species
Amazonian Forest
Country: EUA
Editor: Springer
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s12228-010-9157-x
Date Issue: 2011
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