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Title: Especie nueva de Weinmannia (Cunoniaceae) de los Bosques andinos altimontanos de La Paz, Bolivia
Weinmannia epicae is described and illustrated. It grows in Andean high-montane forests of the Yungas region in the department of La Paz, northwestern Bolivia, between 2900 and 3300 m. It differs from other morphologically similar species as W. cundinamarcensis, W. haenkeana and W. pubescens by having the maximum number of leaflets pairs usually between 10 to 14, medial leaflets of 1.3 to 2.3 cm, with more or less rough surface and undersurfaces with hirsute to hirsute-villous indument, and mature capsules villous-pubescent of 5-7 × 1.8-2.7 mm, conspicuously pedicellated. The differences with morphological similar species are pointed out, and information on their geographical distribution, ecology, phenology and the assessment of conservation status according to IUCN criteria are provided.  more » « less
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Darwiniana, nueva serie
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139 to 146
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National Science Foundation
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