Flora of Bahia: Hirtella (Chrysobalanaceae)

Renata Asprino, André Márcio Amorim


The taxonomic treatment of Hirtella (Chrysobalanaceae) from Bahia State, Brazil, is presented. We recognize 14 species; H. bicornis is recorded for the first time in the state and H. prancei was originally described from this study. The treatment includes an identification key to species, descriptions and comments on taxa, as well as illustrations and geographic distribution maps of species in Bahia. An identification key to the genera of Chrysobalanaceae in the state is also provided.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13102/scb1099


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