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Nautilocalyx erytranthus (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Northwestern Amazonia

John Littner Clark, M. MARCELA MORA


A new species from western Amazonia is described and illustrated. Nautilocalyx erytranthus (Gesneriaceae) is characterized by an obligate terrestrial habit; leaf blades that are cuneate to attenuate at the base; and red funnelform corolla with an oblique limb and reflexed petal lobes with glandular trichomes clustered on the lateral and lower inner surfaces of the throat.


Nautilocalyx; Epsicieae; biodiversit; Asterids; Lamiales: Gesneriaceae; Episcieae


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