New species of Brayopsis, Descurainia, Draba, Neuontobotrys and Weberbauera (Brassicaceae) from Peru

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

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Abstract

Summary: Six new species of Brassicaceae (Brayopsis chacasensis Al-Shehbaz & A. Cano, Descurainia canoensis Al-Shehbaz, Draba canoensis Al-Shehbaz, Trinidad, Ed. Navarro & D. Rodr.-Paredes, D. punoensis Al-Shehbaz, Ed. Navarro, Trinidad & A. Cano, Neuontobotrys camanaensis Al-Shehbaz & A. Cano, and Weberbauera ayacuchoensis Al-Shehbaz, A. Cano & Trindad) are described and illustrated, and their distinguishing characters from nearest relatives are discussed. Brief notes on the diversity of these five genera in South America, especially Peru, are discussed.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)219-231
Number of pages13
JournalKew Bulletin
Volume68
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2013

Keywords

  • Cruciferae
  • Peruvian endemics
  • novelties

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