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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.186.5.2

Austinia, a new genus of Convolvulaceae from Brazil

Maria Teresa Buril, Ana Rita Simões, Mark Carine, Marccus Alves

Abstract


Austinia, a new genus of Convolvulaceae is described and its relationship with other genera is discussed. Two species previously placed in Jacquemontia are referable to the genus. However, a revision of species delimitation demonstrates that the two are conspecific. Austinia therefore comprises a single species, endemic to Brazil.


Keywords


Morning glory, Jacquemontia, Jacquemontia montana, Jacquemontia serrata

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