Novitates Gabonenses 71. A new species of Uapaca (Phyllanthaceae, formerly Euphorbiaceae) from Gabon

F.J. Breteler

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Abstract

Background and aims - The African genus Uapaca of the Phyllanthaceae (formerly Euphorbiaceae) is revised for the Flore du Gabon. Prior to its publication, the present paper publishes a new species from that country. Methods - Normal practices of herbarium taxonomy have been applied to study all herbarium material available mainly at BR, K, LBV, MO, P, WAG. Key results - The new species Uapaca niangadoumae belongs to the group of Uapaca species that lack stipules or have rudimenary stipules only. A key to these species is provided. The new species is illustrated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-131
JournalPlant Ecology and Evolution
Volume145
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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