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Taxonomic studies in Gloxinia s.l. (Gesneriaceae) -I: a new species from Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

Andréa Onofre de Araujo Vinicius Castro Souza Alain Chautems About the authors

Abstract

Gloxinia alterniflora is described as a new species of Gesneriaceae (Gloxinieae) and relationships with the other taxons of Gloxinia s. str. are discussed. An identification key is provided and habitat, illustration and conservation status are also presented.

Key words:
conservation status; Gloxinieae; taxonomy; new taxon

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