Check List 13(5): 565-568, doi: 10.15560/13.5.565
New records of two species of Malvaceae for Brazil: Sida gracilipes Rusby and Sida elliottii Torr. & A.Gray
expand article infoMassimo Bovini
‡ Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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New records of species of genus Sida (Malvaceae) are reported for Brazil. Sida elliottii Torr. & A.Gray var. elliottii, of the section Ellipticifoliae, is recorded from the state of Paraná; this represents was the first occurrence of any species of this section in Brazil. Sida gracilipes Rusby of the section Nelavagae is recorded from the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Illustrations, identification keys to species in Mato Grosso do Sul belonging to the section Nelavagae, and comments are provided.
Conservation; Malvoideae; phytogeography; taxonomy