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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.4 no.2 Manaus Aug. 1974 


Contribuição ao estudo do gênero Vismia Vandelli (Guttiferae)

Maria Elisabeth van den Berg1 

1Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi — Bolsista do Conselho Nacional de Pesquisas


Notas taxonômicas sobre Vismia cayennensis (Jacquin) Persoon, V. subcuneata Huber e V. cavalcantii van den Berg, incluindo a nova variedade Vismia cayennensis (Jacquin) Persoon var. tenuinervia van den Berg e a nova combinação Vismia cayenensis (Jacquin) Persoon var. sessilifolia (Aublet) van den Berg.


In this paper the author presents notes about three species of genus Vismia Vandelli (Guttiferae): V. cayennensis (Jacquin) Persoon. V. subcuneata Huber and V. cavalcantii van den Berg, including the new variety V. cayennensis var. tenuinervia van den Berg and the new combination V. cayennensis var. sessilifolia (Aublet) van den Berg. The validity of V. subcuneata as a species is discuted here. A complemental description of fruits of V. cavalcantii var. cavalcantii is included.

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