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A new Hippeastrum (Amaryllidaceae) species from Brazil



The largest genus of Amaryllidaceae in Brazil is Hippeastrum Herbert (1821: 31), with about 30 species and the widest geographical distribution in the country. The whole genus has about 60 species with two centers of diversity, Bolivia/Peru and Southeast/Southern Brazil (Meerow & Snijman 1998).


Amaryllidaceae, new species, Hippeastrum, Monocots

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