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Record: oai:ARNO:526279

AuthorJustin Gerlach
TitleA new species of Piper (Piperaceae) from the Seychelles
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
Volume47
Year2002
Issue2
Pages403-408
ISSN0006-5196
KeywordsPiper; Piperaceae; Seychelles; Silhouette
AbstractA new species of Piper (Piperaceae), P. silhouettanum, is described from the Anse Mondon river valley, Silhouette Island, Seychelles. This species is close to P. nigrum but distinguished by its different venation, glabrous leaves, persistent elongated stipules and reduced bracts. This species is restricted to one valley where it is found in 1.7 hectares.
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