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A new species of Bertolonia (Melastomataceae) from the Southeastern Brazilian Atlantic Forest
- K. C. Silva-Gonçalves, J. F. Baumgratz, A. F. Nunes-Freitas
- Environmental Science, Biology
- 7 September 2016
Comparisons with similar species, geographic distribution and habitat are presented for the new species, as well as a key to identify all Bertolonia taxa known from the state of Rio de Janeiro.
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