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Flora of Rio de Janeiro: Haloragaceae

Isabelle Gomes Cardoso Machado da Costa Andréia Donza Rezende Moreira Claudia Petean Bove About the authors


This study focuses on the Haloragaceae found in the state of Rio de Janeiro. It is based on a morphological analysis of herbaria collections, as well as on a review of the relevant literature and on collections in the field. A total of two genera and two species were recorded for the state: Laurembergia tetrandra e Myriophyllum aquaticum. An identification key, descriptions, illustrations, habitat data, phenology, and species distribution are also provided.

Key words:
Haloragaceae; floristic inventories; Rio de Janeiro; taxonomy

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