Eugenia hermesiana Mattos, Loefgrenia 94: 1. 1989

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

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C98CF478-BA77-3E47-EB65-FFF25AE5ADAC

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scientific name

Eugenia hermesiana Mattos, Loefgrenia 94: 1. 1989
status

 

2. Eugenia hermesiana Mattos, Loefgrenia 94: 1. 1989 

Type.

Brazil. São Paulo: Salesópolis, na Estação Biológica de Boracéia, 15 Jan. 1968, Rabello, E. s/n. (holotype: HAS, not found).

Notes.

This species has glabrous leaves without cartilaginous margins, dots visible mostly abaxially, leaf apices are acute or obtuse, the hypanthium is velutinous. Eugenia hermesiana  is a shrub up to 3 m high from São Paulo State (Brazil), growing in the coastal Atlantic Forest. There are few specimens located in BHCB, IAC, NY, SP and SPSF. It is a threatened species classified as Endangered in the Brazilian Official List of Flora Threatened Species ( MMA 2014).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Myrtales

Family

Myrtaceae

Genus

Eugenia