Revision of the Lima clade (Miconia sect. Lima, Miconieae, Melastomataceae) of the Greater Antilles

Abstract

Miconia sect. Lima is an entirely Greater Antillean clade that consists of 19 known species of shrubs and small trees, which were previously recognized under the polyphyletic genera Leandra and Ossaea. The highest species richness in the clade is represented on Cuba (10 species), followed by Hispaniola (8 species) and then Jamaica (1 species). Here we… (More)

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@inproceedings{Majure2016RevisionOT, title={Revision of the Lima clade (Miconia sect. Lima, Miconieae, Melastomataceae) of the Greater Antilles}, author={Lucas C. Majure and Eldis R. B{\'e}cquer and Walter S. Judd}, booktitle={PhytoKeys}, year={2016} }