Pereskia marcanoi, a new species of Cactaceae from Hispaniola

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Pereskia marcanoi is newly described from the rocky hillsides of Cerro San Francisco (Bánica), western Dominican Republic. With three other species from Hispaniola and Cuba, this new taxon forms a unique group of functionally dioeciousPereskia species native to the West Indies. Some important diagnostic characters of the members of this group are contrasted… (More)
DOI: 10.2307/2807192

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