Summary: A synopsis of the South American genus Aschersoniodoxa Gilg & Muschl. is presented, and the new species A. peruviana Al-Shehbaz, Eduardo Navarro & A. Cano is described and illustrated. An updated generic description of Aschersoniodoxa, a discussion of its tribal placement, and a key to its four species are given.
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We are grateful to EN from the Alice and Rolla Tryon Foundation (through Blanca León) for funding. We thank the personnel of Reserva Paisajistica Nor Yauyos Cochas for providing collection facilities and field support. Asunción Cano and Eduardo Navarro also thank their colleagues and students (specially Diego Paredes and Eder Chilquillo) for collaboration on and off the field. We are grateful to the curators and directors of the herbaria cited.
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