Brazilian Journal of Botany
versión On-line ISSN 1806-9959
SECCO, RICARDO DE S.. A new species and a new combination of Alchornea Sw. (Euphorbiaceae) from Bolívia. Rev. bras. Bot. [online]. 1999, vol.22, n.2, pp. 141-146. ISSN 1806-9959. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-84041999000200005.
A new species, Alchornea anamariae R. Secco, and a new combination, A. pubescens (Britton) R. Secco, based on Conceveiba pubescens Britton, are proposed to Bolivia. The first one has more affinity with A. bogotensis Pax & K. Hoffm. and the other with A. sidifolia Muell. Arg. Descriptions, illustrations and comments on taxonomic relationships as well as geographic distribution are presented.
Palabras llave : Alchornea Sw.; Alchorneae; Euphorbiaceae; plant taxonomy; new species; new combination.