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A new species of Hypericum (Hypericaceae) from Southern Brazil

Cleusa Vogel Ely, Ilsi Iob Boldrini, Sérgio Augusto de Loreto Bordignon


In this article we describe and illustrate Hypericum austrobrasiliense, a new species endemic to the grasslands of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest biome and restricted to Southern Brazil. This distinctive species is classified as Endangered based on IUCN Red List criteria.


Atlantic Forest biome, Hypericum austrobrasiliense, taxonomy, threatened species

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