Erythroxylaceae endemic to Peru

Blanca León, Christhian Monsalve

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Abstract

The Erythroxylaceae are represented in Peru by 27 species in the genus Erythroxylum (Brako & Zarucchi, 1993; Ulloa Ulloa et al., 2004), all shrubs and trees. Here we recognize four endemic species, which are found in the Tropical Costal Desert and Humid Lowland Amazonian Forests regions, between 150 and 720 m elevation. No endemic Erythroxylaceae have been recorded within Peru's protected areas system.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)294s
Number of pages1
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume13
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006

Keywords

  • Endemic plants
  • Endemism
  • Erythroxylaceae
  • Erythroxylum
  • Peru

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    León, B., & Monsalve, C. (2006). Erythroxylaceae endemic to Peru. Revista Peruana de Biologia, 13(2), 294s.