List of Papers (Total 66)

A new species of Panopsis (Proteaceae) from Bahia, Brazil

Recent collections from Bahia, Brazil included a new species of Panopsis from the Atlantic rainforest. So far it is only known with fruits, which are much larger than in most species of the genus. Panopsis magnifructa is described and compared to other species in the genus. It is only the second species of the genus known in the State of Bahia, Brazil.

Lista de los helechos y licófitos de Cuba

This paper presents an up-to-date list of the ferns and lycophytes of Cuba. The list contains 599 species in 131 genera and 37 families. In total, Cuba harbors 93 endemic species (17 lycophytes and 76 ferns) that represent a 15.5% of the total species of ferns and lycophytes. For each taxon the distribution in Cuba is given according to three phytogeographical subprovinces...

Taxonomic revision of the genus Catalpa (Bignoniaceae)

A taxonomic revision of Catalpa (Bignoiaceae), a genus of perennial trees frequently used in horticulture as garden and street trees, is provided. Eight natural species and two hybrid species are recognized, four in sect. Catalpa, four in sect. Macrocatalpa, and two hybrid species in sect. Catalpa. Although C. punctata has been used for one of the tropical species, C. macrocarpa...

The historic and extant spontaneous vascular flora of The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden occupies 100 hectares (250 acres) in the north central portion of Bronx County, New York. The property is a public garden with the majority of the grounds under cultivation. The Thain Family Forest, margins of the Bronx River, rock outcrops and areas of undeveloped landscape are important refugia for spontaneous plants, both native and non-native. We...

A new combination and lectotypification for a Cuban Polystichopsis (Dryopteridaceae)

A new combination is provided for the Cuban species Phegopteris sericea in the genus Polystichopsis: Polystichopsis sericea. Also, a lectotype is designated for this species.

A new species of Thelypteris (Thelypteridaceae) from southern Bahia, Brazil

A new species, Thelypteris beckeriana (Thelypteridaceae), is here described. It belongs to subgenus Goniopteris because of the presence of forked and stellate hairs on some parts of its blades. It is a narrow endemic to the Atlantic Rain Forest of southern Bahia, Brazil. A complete description, illustrations, and comparisons with the most similar species are provided.

Neochamberlainia, a new name for Chamberlainia Artabe, Zamuner & D. W. Stev. (Zamiaceae) non Chamberlainia Grout (Brachytheciaceae)

Artabe et al. (2005) described a new fossil cycad genus, Chamberlainia, from the Allen Formation (Late Cretaceous) of Baja de Santa Rosa, Río Negro Province, Argentina. Unfortunately, this name is preoccupied by a moss genus in the Brachytheciaceae, described by Grout (1928). Thus, Chamberlainia Artabe, Zamuner & D. W. Stev. is a later homonym (Art. 53.1, ICBN Vienna) and a new...

A new species of Elaphoglossum sect. Lepidoglossa subsect. Muscosa (Dryopteridacae) with cristate spores

A new species from the Bolivian highlands is described as Elaphoglossum cristatum. It is very similar to E. engelii but is characterized by a (for subsect. Muscosa unique) cristate perispore structure with irregular deposits (versus papillate spores), more densely ciliate petiole scales (50–80 versus 10–30 cilia per scale), somewhat thicker blade texture, denser scale cover, and...

A revision of Foetidia (Lecythidaceae subfamily Foetidioideae)

Seventeen species of Foetidia are recognized; one from East Africa, two from the Mascarene Islands and the remaining fourteen from Madagascar. A key to all the species is provided for the first time.