Englerocharis ancashensis (Brassicaceae), a new species from Peru and a synopsis of the genus

Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz, Asunción Cano, Huber Trinidad

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Summary: A synopsis of the largely Peruvian genus Englerocharis Muschl. is presented, and the new species E. ancashensis Al-Shehbaz, A. Cano & Trinidad is described and illustrated. An updated generic description of Englerocharis and a key to its four species are given. The generic differences between Englerocharis and Brayopsis Gilg & Muschl. are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-255
Number of pages5
JournalKew Bulletin
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2012

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Funding Information:
AC is grateful for the financial support of the National Science Foundation to Kenneth R. Young (DEB 1010381) and to Facultad de Ciencias Bio-lógicas of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos for administrative facilities. He also thanks his colleagues and students for their collaboration. We thank the curators and directors of the herbaria cited.


  • Brayopsis
  • Cruciferae
  • South America


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