Chiococca grandiflora (Rubiaceae), a new species from Northern Mexico
AffiliationUniv Arizona Herbarium
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CitationLorence DH, Van Devender TR, Ferguson GM (2018) Chiococca grandiflora (Rubiaceae), a new species from Northern Mexico. PhytoKeys 98: 73-83. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.98.25170
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AbstractThe new species Chiococca grandiflora Lorence & T.Van Devender from Sinaloa and Sonora, Mexico differs from its congeners by its larger, showy white flowers in compact cymes of 3-9, and infundibuliform corollas 16-20 mm long with tubes 13-17 mm long and lobes 3-3.5 mm long. Its distribution, habitat, and relationships are outlined. The conservation status for this species is estimated to be Endangered (EN) based on IUCN Red List Criteria.
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