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Published: 2023-09-13
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Allamanda alagoana (Apocynaceae), a remarkable new species from Northeastern Brazil

Instituto do Meio Ambiente do Estado de Alagoas; Herbário MAC
Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso; Departamento de Botânica e Ecologia; Laboratório de Estudos Integrados em Plantas (LEIP)
Alagoas Atlantic Forest capsules Gentianales Protected Areas taxonomy Eudicots


Allamanda alagoana, a remarkable new species with muricate capsules, a unique character in the genus, is hereby proposed and described. The new species is endemic to the state of Alagoas, Brazil, and is known from a few collections from the Atlantic Forest domain. We provide a complete description, photographs, an illustration, a distribution map, conservation status, a table with diagnostic characters, and an identification key for the species of Allamanda found in the state of Alagoas.



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