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Type: Article
Published: 2020-09-11
Page range: 108–116
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A new species of the genus Coulteria (Leguminosae) in the Tehuacan-Cuicatlan Valley, Mexico

Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Departamento de Botánica, Apartado postal 70-367, Delegación Coyoacán, 04510, Ciudad de México, México.
Instituto Saynes de Investigaciones sobre Cultura, Lengua y Naturaleza, 5 de Septiembre 92, Juchitán Oaxaca. México. 70000.
Brasilettia Caesalpinia Caesalpinioideae Guaymasia Oaxaca Puebla Eudicots


A taxonomic review of Coulteria (Leguminosae) species present in the flora of Tehuacan-Cuicatlan Valley was carried out as part of the treatment of the subfamily Caesalpinioideae of this area. Coulteria rosalindamedinae is described and illustrated as a new species, it is endemic from the study area, and morphologically related to C. pumila. A comparative table, photographs of C. rosalindamedinae and C. pumila, are presented as well as key for their taxonomic identification.