Accessibility / Report Error

Sinningia gigantifolia Chautems (Gesneriaceae) first record in the São Paulo State

Frederico Alexandre Roccia Dal Pozzo Arzolla Gláucia Cortez Ramos de Paula Alain Philippe Chautems George John Shepherd About the authors

Sinningia gigantifolia Chautems is a rupicolous species restricted to the Serra da Mantiqueira and higher parts of the Serra do Mar in SE Brazil, ocurring mainly in forest formations. This note presents the first record of this species for São Paulo State, from the Serra do Baú, in São Bento do Sapucaí. A full species description, an analysis of its distribution and a revised key to the genus Sinningia for the Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo are provided.

São Paulo State Flora; Serra da Mantiqueira; Serra do Baú; rupicolous species; habitat; identification key


Instituto Virtual da Biodiversidade | BIOTA - FAPESP Departamento de Biologia Vegetal - Instituto de Biologia, UNICAMP CP 6109, 13083-970 - Campinas/SP, Tel.: (+55 19) 3521-6166, Fax: (+55 19) 3521-6168 - Campinas - SP - Brazil
E-mail: contato@biotaneotropica.org.br