Check List 14(2): 431-437, doi: 10.15560/14.2.431
New occurrences of Salicaceae from the Atlantic Forest and Caatinga (Brazil)
expand article infoÁlvaro Nepomuceno, Marccus Alves
‡ Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
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Based on new records, we expand the geographical distributions of 6 species of Salicaceae: Banara nitida Spruce ex Benth., Casearia marquetei Nepom. & M. Alves, C. souzae R. Marquete & Mansano, Macrothumia kuhlmannii (Sleumer) Alford, Xylosma glaberrima Sleumer, and X. pseudosalzmanii Sleumer, from the Atlantic Forest and Caatinga. Illustrations of the diagnostic characters of the species, maps of geographic distribution, and a key for identification of the genera of Salicaceae occurring in the Atlantic Forest and Caatinga are provided.

Banara; Casearia; geographical distribution; Flacourtiaceae; Macrothumia; Xylosma