Title

Casearia draganae, A New Species of Samydaceae From Western Columbia and Ecuador

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-1-2015

Department

Biological Sciences

Abstract

A new species of Casearia (Samydaceae), C. draganae M.H. Alford, from lowland rainforest of the Pacific basin of Colombia and Ecuador is described and illustrated. The new species is vegetatively similar to Casearia fasciculata (Ruiz & Pav.) Sleumer but differs in petiole length, distribution of pellucid-punctations in the lamina, flower size, ovary pubescence, and pericarp thickness.

Publication Title

Journal of the Botanical Research Institute

Volume

9

Issue

2

First Page

325

Last Page

329

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