Two new Peruvian species of Brayopsis (Brassicaceae; Cruciferae), and a key to the species

Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz, Asuncion Alipio Cano Echevarria, Huber Trinidad, Paúl Gonzáles, Elluz Huamán

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Two new Peruvian species of Brayopsis, B. limensis and B. cuscoensis, are described an illustrated, and their relationships and distinguishing characters from their nearest relatives are discussed. A key to the nine species of Brayopsis is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-116
Number of pages6
Issue number1
StatePublished - 13 Dec 2018
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors are grateful to Vicerrectorado de Investigación y Posgrado, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, FLORAM Research Group for the financial support (Grant Number B17100111). Niels Valencia, Susy Castillo, Sebastían Riva, and Nilson Julcarima are acknowledged for their collaboration during the fieldwork. The second author AC) is thankful to Servicio Nacional Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre (SERFOR, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Peru) for the collection permit RDG N° 282-2017-SERFOR-DGGSPFFS.


  • Cruciferae
  • Eudemeae
  • Peru
  • South America

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