Contribuição ao estudo da nervação foliar de plantas da flora amazônica. III - Cinco espécies do gênero Abuta (Menispermaceae)


The present paper is the continuation of a catalogue of venation of plants of the Amazonian flora 5 speceis of Menispermaceae belonging to the genus Abuta are studied. Results indicate the occurrence of Ettingshausen's vein patterns acrodomus, camptodromus and brochidodromus (combined with camptodromus), which together with some variations in the vein network allow the identification of each species. 2 species show a noteworthy dense vein network in their leaves. Results are documented by descriptions and by drawings.

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