Three new species of Sloanea L. (Elaeocarpaceae) from the Central Amazon, Brazil

@inproceedings{Boeira2012ThreeNS,
  title={Three new species of Sloanea L. (Elaeocarpaceae) from the Central Amazon, Brazil},
  author={Amanda Shirl{\'e}ia Pinheiro Boeira and Alberto Vicentini and Jos{\'e} E. Ribeiro},
  year={2012}
}
Three new species of Sloanea L. are recognized based on specimens collected in the Adolpho Ducke Forest Reserve. These new species are morphologically distinct from other Sloanea in the Neotropics in terms of their vegetative and reproductive characters. The Ducke Reserve contains a total of 18 species of Sloanea, and the species closest to these new taxa occur there. Morphological descriptions and illustrations are provided, together with comments concerning morphological similarities with… CONTINUE READING

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