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Four new species of Andean Pilea (Urticaceae), with additional notes on the genus in Venezuela.

Dorr LJ, Stergios B - PhytoKeys (2014)

Bottom Line: Four new species of Pilea (Urticaceae) from the Andes of Venezuela are described and illustrated: Pileamatthewii sp. nov., Pileamiguelii sp. nov., Pileanicholasii sp. nov., and Pileanidiae sp. nov.The affinities of these species and their positions within the informal classifications of Pilea proposed by Weddell and Killip are discussed.Notes on other species of Pilea found in Venezuela also are presented.

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Affiliation: Department of Botany, MRC-166, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA.

ABSTRACT
Four new species of Pilea (Urticaceae) from the Andes of Venezuela are described and illustrated: Pileamatthewii sp. nov., Pileamiguelii sp. nov., Pileanicholasii sp. nov., and Pileanidiae sp. nov. The affinities of these species and their positions within the informal classifications of Pilea proposed by Weddell and Killip are discussed. Notes on other species of Pilea found in Venezuela also are presented.

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Pileamatthewii. A Habit of pistillate plant; note the sessile unequal leaf laminae at each node B Branchlet of staminate plant; note the unequal leaf laminae at each node C Leaf detail (upper surface of minor lamina) showing cystoliths D Staminate inflorescence E Staminate flower F Staminate flower showing anthers G Pistillate inflorescence H Pistillate flower. (A–C, G, H from L.J. Dorr et al. 4994 (US); D–F from B. Stergios et al. 20080 (US)).
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Figure 1: Pileamatthewii. A Habit of pistillate plant; note the sessile unequal leaf laminae at each node B Branchlet of staminate plant; note the unequal leaf laminae at each node C Leaf detail (upper surface of minor lamina) showing cystoliths D Staminate inflorescence E Staminate flower F Staminate flower showing anthers G Pistillate inflorescence H Pistillate flower. (A–C, G, H from L.J. Dorr et al. 4994 (US); D–F from B. Stergios et al. 20080 (US)).

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Four new species of Andean Pilea (Urticaceae), with additional notes on the genus in Venezuela.

Dorr LJ, Stergios B - PhytoKeys (2014)

Pileamatthewii. A Habit of pistillate plant; note the sessile unequal leaf laminae at each node B Branchlet of staminate plant; note the unequal leaf laminae at each node C Leaf detail (upper surface of minor lamina) showing cystoliths D Staminate inflorescence E Staminate flower F Staminate flower showing anthers G Pistillate inflorescence H Pistillate flower. (A–C, G, H from L.J. Dorr et al. 4994 (US); D–F from B. Stergios et al. 20080 (US)).
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Figure 1: Pileamatthewii. A Habit of pistillate plant; note the sessile unequal leaf laminae at each node B Branchlet of staminate plant; note the unequal leaf laminae at each node C Leaf detail (upper surface of minor lamina) showing cystoliths D Staminate inflorescence E Staminate flower F Staminate flower showing anthers G Pistillate inflorescence H Pistillate flower. (A–C, G, H from L.J. Dorr et al. 4994 (US); D–F from B. Stergios et al. 20080 (US)).
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Bottom Line: Four new species of Pilea (Urticaceae) from the Andes of Venezuela are described and illustrated: Pileamatthewii sp. nov., Pileamiguelii sp. nov., Pileanicholasii sp. nov., and Pileanidiae sp. nov.The affinities of these species and their positions within the informal classifications of Pilea proposed by Weddell and Killip are discussed.Notes on other species of Pilea found in Venezuela also are presented.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Botany, MRC-166, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA.

ABSTRACT
Four new species of Pilea (Urticaceae) from the Andes of Venezuela are described and illustrated: Pileamatthewii sp. nov., Pileamiguelii sp. nov., Pileanicholasii sp. nov., and Pileanidiae sp. nov. The affinities of these species and their positions within the informal classifications of Pilea proposed by Weddell and Killip are discussed. Notes on other species of Pilea found in Venezuela also are presented.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus