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AuthorsM.S.M. Sosef, N.S. Nguema Miyono
TitleNovitates Rio Munis 2. A new species of Begonia section Loasibegonia (Begoniaceae) from the Monte Alen region, Equatorial Guinea
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
KeywordsBegoniaceae; biodiversity; Equatorial Guinea; Monte Alen; Pleistocene refuge; taxonomy
AbstractA new, yellow-flowering species of Begonia, B. aequatoguineensis, is being described from the Monte Alen region in Equatorial Guinea. It belongs to the section Loasibegonia and supports the idea that the Monte Alen region harbours an exceptionally high biodiversity and possibly represents a former Pleistocene rain forest refuge.
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