Hydrophyllaceae endemic to Peru

Blanca León

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The Hydrophyllaceae are represented in Peru by four genera and seven species (Brako & Zarucchi, 1993), all herbs and subshrubs. One species, in the genus Wigandia, is recognized here as endemic, which grows in Dry Forests region, between 1600 and 1800 m elevation, and has not yet been collected in Peru's protected areas system.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)370s
Number of pages1
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006


  • Endemic plants
  • Endemism
  • Hydrophyllaceae
  • Peru
  • Wigandia

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