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A new species of Sicydium (Cucurbitaceae) from Argentina

Marcela Viviana Nicola, Sabina Donadío, Raúl Pozner


We describe a new species of Sicydium endemic to Argentina. Relationships and differences with morphologically and geographically closest species are discussed, including a key for material with staminate flowers to all species of Sicydium, and an illustration of the new species.


new species, Sicydium, Cucurbitaceae, Argentina

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