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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

https://doi.org/10.1590/1809-43921984145115 

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Cyperaceae of Tropical America: some new or critical species III

Tetsuo Koyama** 

**The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, Ν. Y. 10458, U.S.A.


ABSTRACT

Discussed are the taxonomy of the Scleria arundinacea-latifoliacomplex, S. mitis, and S. myricocarpa, all controversial and widespread taxa in tropical America. Scleria cerradicola is described as new in the section Hymenolytrum and a range extension of a rare species, Scleria neogranatensis, is noted.

RESUMO

São discutidas a taxonomia do complexo Scleria arundinacea-latifolia, e das espécies S. mitis e S. myricocarpa, todas taxa de parentesco controvertido e com distribuição ampla nos neotrópicos. Scleria cerradicola é descrita como nova, na secção Hymenolytrum, e uma ampliação na distribuição geográfica de Scleria neogranatensis, uma espécie rara, é notada.

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