Raymond M. Harley

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This is a review of the recently described Brazilian genus Physominthe, composed of two species, one of which, P. longicaulis from northern Bahia, is published for the first time here. After a brief introduction, there is a description of the genus, a key to species followed by full descriptions, citation of specimens, details of habitat, phenology and(More)
The species known in the Federal District of Brazil as Oocephalus lythroides (formerly referred to as Hyptis lythroides) is actually a new species, with characters distinct from type material of O. lythroides, collected in the western part of Goiás state, near the border with Mato Grosso. The new species is named in honour of Dra Graziela Barroso. It is(More)
Three new species of Oocephalus from Bahia state, Northeast Brazil, O. ganevii, O. rigens and O. tenuithyrsus, are described and illustrated, and a new form of O. silvinae described. Details of habitat and conservation status of these are included. Morphological relationships to other species of the genus are given. Tres species novas do gênero Oocephalus,(More)
A new species of Eplingiella, E. brightoniae from northern Bahia State, Brazil, is described and illustrated and details of habitat, phenology and conservation status are given. The characters which distinguish it from the other two members of the genus are discussed, and a key to species is provided. The occurrence of resupination in the flowers of this(More)
A new species of Cantinoa, C. nanuzae, from the Cadeia do Espinhaço range in Minas Gerais State, is described and illustrated. The genus Cantinoa is a split from Hyptis, and brings together a number of species previously placed in several sections of the latter genus. The new species is compared to C. heterodon and to C. racemulosa, to which it is(More)
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