Updates to the taxonomy of Swartzia (Leguminosae) in extra-Amazonian Brazil, with descriptions of five new species and a regional key to the genus

@article{Pinto2011UpdatesTT,
  title={Updates to the taxonomy of Swartzia (Leguminosae) in extra-Amazonian Brazil, with descriptions of five new species and a regional key to the genus},
  author={R. B. Pinto and B. M. Torke and V. Mansano},
  journal={Brittonia},
  year={2011},
  volume={64},
  pages={119-138}
}
In advance of an updated monographic revision of Swartzia (Leguminosae), we discuss the taxonomy of the genus in extra-Amazonian Brazil and present descriptions of five new species. All of the new species are narrowly distributed in eastern Brazil in threatened Atlantic wet forest and coastal scrub habitats. Four of them—S. alagoensis, S. arenophila, S. revoluta, and S. submontana—belong to the diverse and taxonomically challenging section Acutifoliae, which has undergone extensive evolutionary… Expand
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