Eugenia macedoi Mattos & D. Legrand, Loefgrenia 67: 24. 1975.

de Oliveira Buenger, Mariana, Mazine, Fiorella Fernanda, Lucas, Eve J. & Stehmann, Joao Renato, 2016, Circumscription and synopsis of Eugenia section Speciosae Buenger & Mazine (Myrtaceae), PhytoKeys 61, pp. 73-80: 76

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.61.7904

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Eugenia macedoi Mattos & D. Legrand, Loefgrenia 67: 24. 1975.
status

 

4. Eugenia macedoi Mattos & D. Legrand, Loefgrenia 67: 24. 1975. 

Type.

Brasil, Minas Gerais: Ituiutaba, San Vicente, 12 Sep. 1950, Macedo, A. 2574 (holotype: MVM, not seen; isotype US! [00603977])

Notes.

Eugenia macedoi  is known only by two specimens colected in Minas Gerais and Goiás States (Brazil). This species is a shrub growing in the Cerrado biome (like savannas). Apparently it is the only species of the section that occurs in dry areas. This species has glabrescent leaves without cartilaginous margins, dots visible on both faces, leaf apices are acute, and the hypanthium is velutinous.

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Myrtales

Family

Myrtaceae

Genus

Eugenia