Revision of Heterosavia, stat. nov., with notes on Gonatogyne and Savia (Phyllanthaceae)

  title={Revision of Heterosavia, stat. nov., with notes on Gonatogyne and Savia (Phyllanthaceae)},
  author={Petra Hoffmann},
Heterosavia (Phyllanthaceae) is segregated from Savia (tribe Bridelieae), recognized at generic rank, and placed in tribe Phyllantheae. Floral, fruit, leaf anatomical, leaf venation, and pollen characters of the neotropical taxa previously united as Savia including Gonatogyne are discussed and illustrated. Keys to the three genera and to the species of Heterosavia are presented. Four species (all new combinations), Heterosavia bahamensis, H. erythroxyloides, H. laurifolia, and H. maculata, are… 

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