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Type: Article
Published: 2018-04-24
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Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on Brazilian Dichorisandra (Commelinaceae)

Centro de Ciências Agrárias, Ambientais e Biológicas, Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia, Rua Rui Barbosa, 710, Centro, 44380-000, Cruz das Almas, BA, Brazil.
Rua Dr. Mario de Nucci 500, 13083-290 Campinas, SP, Brazil.
Departamento de Biologia Vegetal, Instituto de Biologia, Caixa Postal 6109, Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP,13083–970, Campinas, SP, Brazil.
Commelinales Monocots synonyms typification


Based on a revision of Dichorisandra (Commelinaceae), this work proposes new synonyms and designates types for 14 species that occur in Brazil. Comments on the taxonomy, nomenclature, and the distribution and habitats occupied by each of these species are provided.