The Genus Zomicarpella N. E. Br. (Araceae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2009
Authors:Bogner, J.
Journal:Aroideana; Journal of the International Aroid Society
Start Page:8
Keywords:Araceae, Zomicarpa, Zomicarpeae, Zomicarpella

Zomicarpella maculata N. E. Br. (Araceae) was described from Colombia in the year 1881 and was never found again until recently when three new collections from Peru were made. A second species, Zomicarpella amazonica Bogner, was described in the year 1997. Detailed descriptions and illustrations of the genus Zomicarpella N. E. Br. and the two species are given; its history, identity and relationship are also discussed. Keys for the four genera of the tribe Zomicarpeae and for the genus Zomicarpella N. E. Br. are included.

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