Ayenia saligna (Sterculiaceae), a new species from Colombia


Ayenia saligna from Colombia is described and illustrated. It is remarkable for having foliar nectaries, which now are known to occur in seven of the 75–80 species in the genus. The petals ofAyenia are structurally complex and the inconsistent use of terminology to describe their parts is noted. In addition, the relationship ofA. saligna to other species… (More)
DOI: 10.2307/2807817


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@article{Dorr2008AyeniaS, title={Ayenia saligna (Sterculiaceae), a new species from Colombia}, author={Laurence J. Dorr}, journal={Brittonia}, year={2008}, volume={48}, pages={213-216} }