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Rodriguésia

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Abstract

FRAGA, Fernanda Ribeiro de Mello  and  COUTO, Ricardo Sousa. Flora of the canga of the Serra dos Carajás, Pará, Brazil: Dioscoreaceae. Rodriguésia [online]. 2018, vol.69, n.3, pp.1105-1111. ISSN 0370-6583.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/2175-7860201869318.

The study presents a floristic survey for the species of Dioscoreaceae recorded in the canga of Serra dos Carajás, Pará state. Detailed descriptions, identification key, photos, geographical distribution and morphological comments are provided for all species, as well comments on the habitat. Six species were recorded in the study area, all belonging to the genus Dioscorea, including D. planistipulosa, a new record for the state and the Amazonian region.

Keywords : Cará; Dioscorea piperifolia complex; Dioscorea; yam; FLONA Carajás.

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