A Journal of Neotropical Biodiversity
ISSN 1809-5348 (print), 2358-2847 (online)

Neodiversity - Article

Four new species of Moraceae from Bahia, Brazil

Ricardo Montianelle de Castro
Alessandro Rapini

Neodiversity, Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 13-20

DOI: 10.13102/neod.12.2, Publication Date: 2006-10-25


Four species of Moraceae, Dorstenia caatingae R.M.Castro, Ficus bonijesulapensis R.M.Castro, F. caatingae R.M.Castro and Sorocea ganevii R.M.Castro are described and illustrated. They are endemic to the semi-arid region of Bahia and occur in dry forest vegetation, differing from most species of Moraceae, a family usually associated with tropical rainforest habitats.

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