Vol. 75 No. 2 (2020)

Vochysia tepuiandina (Vochysiaceae), a new species from the sub Andean Cordillera forests

Isau Huamantupa-Chuquimaco
Herbario (CUZ), Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco (UNSAAC), Av. de la Cultura 733, Cusco, Perú
Published November 18, 2020
  • disjunt,
  • diversity,
  • Vochysia sect. Ferrugineae,
  • Andean tepuis
How to Cite
Huamantupa-Chuquimaco, I. (2020). Vochysia tepuiandina (Vochysiaceae), a new species from the sub Andean Cordillera forests. Webbia, 75(2), 237-242. https://doi.org/10.36253/jopt-8999


Vochysia tepuiandina is here described and illustrated. It occurs in southern Ecuador and northern Peru, and is associated with the disjunct “Andean Tepuis” forests found within the Andean piedmont and of the Amazonian forests. This species is placed in the Vochysia section Ciliantha subsection Ferrugineae. It is compared with the similar species V. angustifolia and V. sprucei.


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