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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.233.1.5

Synopsis of Couepia (Chrysobalanaceae) in Costa Rica, with a description of two new species

Daniel A. Santamaría-Aguilar, Laura P. Lagomarsino

Abstract


We provide a synopsis to the Costa Rican species of Couepia (Chrysobalanaceae), including a description of two new species: C. hallwachsiae and C. janzenii.


Keywords


Central America; Chrysobalanaceae; Couepia; Mesoamerica; taxonomy; Costa Rica

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