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DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.89.1.3

Mucuna jarocha (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae-Phaseoleae), a new species from Mexico

TÂNIA M. MOURA, VIDAL F. MANSANO, ROY GEREAU, ANA MARIA G. A. TOZZI

Abstract


Mucuna jarocha, a new species of Mucuna endemic to Mexico, is here described and illustrated. It is similar to M. holtonii, but the wing petals are shorter than the standard in M. holtonii and longer than the standard in this new species.

Keywords


Biodiversity, Fabaceae, Mesoamerica, Neotropics, New World, taxonomy

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand