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Acta Botanica Brasilica

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Abstract

SANTO, Fabio da Silva do Espírito; SILVA-CASTRO, Milene Maria da  and  RAPINI, Alessandro. Two new species of Handroanthus Mattos (Bignoniaceae) from the state of Bahia, Brazil. Acta Bot. Bras. [online]. 2012, vol.26, n.3, pp. 651-657. ISSN 0102-3306.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-33062012000300014.

Two new species of Handroanthus Mattos (Bignoniaceae), endemic to Semideciduous Seasonal Forest of Bahia, are here described as H. diamantinensis and H. parviflorus. Illustrations, distribution maps, as well as a discussion about the morphological characteristics that distinguish the new species from related species are presented.

Keywords : Semideciduous Seasonal Forest; Northeastern Brazil; ipê; taxonomy.

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