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Quatre nouvelles espèces de Soulamea (Simaroubaceae) de Nouvelle-Calédonie

Tanguy JAFFRÉ & Jacqueline FAMBART

fr Adansonia 24 (2) - Pages 159-168

Published on 27 December 2002

Four new species of Soulamea (Simaroubaceae) from New Caledonia.

Four news species of Soulamea Lam. with restricted distributions are described from New Caledonia. Three of them are light-demanding shrubby species, two with simple leaves and one with compound leaves. The fourth species, also with compound leaves, is a riparian mesophile shrub or tree. These new species differ from related taxa by their foliar morphology, characteristics of the inflorescence axes, and most notably the amount of pubescence.
Keywords :
Soulamea, Simaroubaceae, New Caledonia
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