Brunelliaceae endemic to Peru

Blanca León

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Abstract

The Brunelliaceae are represented in Peru by 12 species in the genus Brunellia (Brako & Zarucchi, 1993), all of them trees. Endemic Brunelliaceae are found in the Very Humid Montane Forests region, between 1500 and 3000 m elevation. Here we recognize seven endemic species, and we applied IUCN categories and criteria to three of them. Two endemic species have been recorded to date from the Peruvian parks system.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)188s-189s
Number of pages0
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume13
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006

Keywords

  • Brunellia
  • Brunelliaceae
  • Endemic plants
  • Endemism
  • Peru

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    León, B. (2006). Brunelliaceae endemic to Peru. Revista Peruana de Biologia, 13(2), 188s-189s.