Meliaceae endemic to Peru

Blanca León

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Abstract

The Meliaceae are represented in Peru by ten genera and 75 species (Brako & Zarucchi, 1993; Ulloa Ulloa et al., 2004), all trees. Here we recognize three endemic species in the same number of genera. These endemic species are found in areas of Humid Lowland Amazonian Forests, Mesoandean and Dry Forests regions, between 100 and 1700 m elevation. No endemic Meliaceae have been registered today within Peru's protected areas system.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)453s
Number of pages1
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume13
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006

Keywords

  • Endemic plants
  • Endemism
  • Meliaceae
  • Peru

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    León, B. (2006). Meliaceae endemic to Peru. Revista Peruana de Biologia, 13(2), 453s.