A new species of Urvillea (Sapindaceae) from northwestern Venezuela

Research paper by María S. Ferrucci

Indexed on: 01 Jan '06Published on: 01 Jan '06Published in: Brittonia


The new speciesUrvillea venezuelensis, from northwestern Venezuela, is described, illustrated, and compared to its putative closest relativeU. dasycarpa. Additionally micromorphological characters of pollen grains are described. The new species belongs toUrvillea sectionStenelytron, which is characterized by compressed fruit locules.