Check List 11(2): e19190, doi: 10.15560/11.2.1592
New geographical records of Myrcia s.l. (Myrteae, Myrtaceae) from South America, with a focus on Brazilian taxa
expand article infoBruno S. Amorim, Jefferson R. Maciel, Marccus Alves
‡ Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Open Access
Abstract
New geographical records for 29 species of Myrcia s.l. (Myrtaceae) from the Neotropics are presented here. They occur in the Amazon, Atlantic Forests and “Cerrado” vegetation of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, and Peru. The first occurrences of species are also cited for Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay, and Peru. Short diagnostic descriptions, taxonomic and ecological comments, and geographic distribution maps are also presented.
Keywords
Amazon Forest; Atlantic Forest; Bolivia; Brazil; Cerrado; Colombia; Neotropics; Paraguay; Peru