Two New Species of Machaerium (Leguminosae) from Bahia and Southeastern Brazil

@inproceedings{MendonaFilho2011TwoNS,
  title={Two New Species of Machaerium (Leguminosae) from Bahia and Southeastern Brazil},
  author={C V Mendonça Filho and Haroldo Cavalcante de Lima and Eliana Regina Forni-Martins and A M Tozzi},
  year={2011}
}
Abstract.  Two new Brazilian species of Machaerium Pers. sect. Oblonga (Benth.) Taub. (Leguminosae) are described and illustrated. Machaerium macaense C. V. Mendonça, A. M. G. Azevedo & H. C. Lima is a tree species endemic to the Reserva Ecológica Macaé de Cima, an area of Atlantic forest in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. The species is closely similar to M. nyctitans (Vell.) Benth., from which it differs by its smooth bark, smaller leaflets, sunken secondary veins, narrower bracteoles, and… Expand
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