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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.76.1.1

Magnolia quetzal and Magnolia mayae, a new species and a new record, respectively, for the flora of Guatemala

J. ANTONIO VÁZQUEZ-GARCÍA, MARIO ESTEBAN VÉLIZ-PÉREZ, ERICK TRIBOUILLIER-NAVAS, MIGUEL A. MUÑIZ-CASTRO

Abstract


Magnolia quetzal, a new species from Quiché, Guatemala is described and illustrated; it belongs to section Talauma, subsection Talauma; it differs from M. morii in having much larger flowers, thinner leaf blades, usually longer petioles larger fruits and larger number of carpels and stamens. Magnolia mayae from Huehuetenango is here presented as the first record for the Flora of Guatemala.


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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand