Three New Species of Anthurium (Araceae) from the Atlantic Forest of Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, and Espírito Santo, Brazil

  • Marcus A. Nadruz Coelho Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
  • Rodrigo Theófilo Valadares Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Keywords: Conservation, section Urospadix, subsection Obscureviridia, taxonomy


This study describes and illustrates three new species of Anthurium Schott sect. Urospadix Engl. subsect. Obscureviridia Engl. from the Atlantic Forest of southeastern Brazil: A. temponiae Nadruz & Theófilo, A. martinellii Nadruz & Theófilo, and A. erythrospathaceum Nadruz & Theófilo. Information about their conservation status within priority areas of the Atlantic Forest is included, together with distribution maps and an updated key to the species of subsection Obscureviridia.


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