Two new species of Disteganthus (Bromeliaceae) from Suriname and French Guiana

@article{AguirreSantoro2015TwoNS,
  title={Two new species of Disteganthus (Bromeliaceae) from Suriname and French Guiana},
  author={Juli{\'a}n Aguirre-Santoro and F. Michelangeli},
  journal={Brittonia},
  year={2015},
  volume={67},
  pages={233-242}
}
  • Julián Aguirre-Santoro, F. Michelangeli
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Brittonia
  • Two new species of Disteganthus (Bromeliaceae: Bromelioideae) are described and illustrated. Disteganthus gracieae is described to place specimens previously misidentified as Disteganthus lateralis, but that differ substantially from this species by their gradually narrowed leaf blades, slender inflorescence rachis, long-pedicellate flowers, long-connate sepals, and glabrescent ovaries. Disteganthus morii is described from recent collections in central Suriname and can be distinguished from… CONTINUE READING
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