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Acta Amazonica

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

Acta Amaz. vol.14  supl.1-2 Manaus  1984 


A new species of Abarema Pittier (Mimosaceae ingeae) from Amazonian Brazil.

R. C. Barneby* 

J. W. Grimes** 

*New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458-9980, U.S.A.

**Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin, IX 78712, U.S.A.


Abarema piresii Barneby & Grimes is described from the Brazilian states of Amazonas and Pará. The species is illustrated an tis relationships are discussed. Two kindred species are incidentally transferred from Pithecellobium to Abarema as A. curvicarpa (Irwin) and A. moniliformis (Ducke) Barneby & Grimes.


Abarema piressi é descrita baseada em material coletado nos Estados do Amazonas e Pará. A espécie é ilustrada e seu parentesco discutido. Duas espécies próximas são transferidas do gênero Pithecellobium para o gênero Abarema: A. carvicarpa (Irwin) e A. moniliformis(Ducke) Barneby & Grimes.

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