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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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Pileamiguelii. A Habit; note the unequal leaf laminae at each node B Leaf detail (major lamina upper surface) showing cystoliths C Staminate inflorescence D Detail of staminate inflorescence. E Staminate flower showing tepals covering anthers F Pistillate inflorescence G Pistillate flower H Pistillate flower with tepals teased apart to show mature ovary. (A from B. Stergios & M. Niño 16028 (PORT); B–E from B. Stergios & M. Niño 16028 (US); F–H from J.A. Steyermark 55767 (US)).
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Figure 2: Pileamiguelii. A Habit; note the unequal leaf laminae at each node B Leaf detail (major lamina upper surface) showing cystoliths C Staminate inflorescence D Detail of staminate inflorescence. E Staminate flower showing tepals covering anthers F Pistillate inflorescence G Pistillate flower H Pistillate flower with tepals teased apart to show mature ovary. (A from B. Stergios & M. Niño 16028 (PORT); B–E from B. Stergios & M. Niño 16028 (US); F–H from J.A. Steyermark 55767 (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)

Pileamiguelii. A Habit; note the unequal leaf laminae at each node B Leaf detail (major lamina upper surface) showing cystoliths C Staminate inflorescence D Detail of staminate inflorescence. E Staminate flower showing tepals covering anthers F Pistillate inflorescence G Pistillate flower H Pistillate flower with tepals teased apart to show mature ovary. (A from B. Stergios & M. Niño 16028 (PORT); B–E from B. Stergios & M. Niño 16028 (US); F–H from J.A. Steyermark 55767 (US)).
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Figure 2: Pileamiguelii. A Habit; note the unequal leaf laminae at each node B Leaf detail (major lamina upper surface) showing cystoliths C Staminate inflorescence D Detail of staminate inflorescence. E Staminate flower showing tepals covering anthers F Pistillate inflorescence G Pistillate flower H Pistillate flower with tepals teased apart to show mature ovary. (A from B. Stergios & M. Niño 16028 (PORT); B–E from B. Stergios & M. Niño 16028 (US); F–H from J.A. Steyermark 55767 (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