Novitates Gabonensis 79: Hymenostegia elegans and H. robusta spp. nov. (Leguminosae–Caesalpinioideae) from Gabon

@article{Wieringa2012NovitatesG7,
  title={Novitates Gabonensis 79: Hymenostegia elegans and H. robusta spp. nov. (Leguminosae–Caesalpinioideae) from Gabon},
  author={J. Wieringa and B. A. Mackinder},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Botany},
  year={2012},
  volume={30},
  pages={144-152}
}
  • J. Wieringa, B. A. Mackinder
  • Published 2012
  • Biology
  • Nordic Journal of Botany
  • We have observed among the holdings of Hymenostegia (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae) in several major herbaria that many of the specimens determined as H. klainei Pierre ex Pellegr. are not identified correctly and instead represent undescribed taxa. We speculate that the misidentifications may be a direct consequence of the sole use of leaf characters to distinguish species in the dichotomous keys of two major regional treatments of the genus. Two such previously unrecognised taxa, both new… CONTINUE READING
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