Genlisea hawkingii (Lentibulariaceae), a new species from Serra da Canastra, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Autoři: Saura Rodrigues Silva aff001;  Bartosz Jan Płachno aff002;  Samanta Gabriela Medeiros Carvalho aff001;  Vitor Fernandes Oliveira Miranda aff001
Působiště autorů: São Paulo State University (Unesp), School of Agricultural and Veterinarian Sciences, Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil aff001;  Department of Plant Cytology and Embryology, Institute of Botany, Faculty of Biology, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Kraków, Poland aff002
Vyšlo v časopise: PLoS ONE 15(1)
Kategorie: Research Article


Genlisea hawkingii, which is a new species of Genlisea subgen. Tayloria (Lentibulariaceae) from cerrado in southwest Brazil, is described and illustrated. This species has been found in only one locality thus far, in the Serra da Canastra, which is located in the Delfinópolis municipality in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The new species is morphologically similar to Genlisea violacea and G. flexuosa, but differs from them in having a corolla with a conical and curved spur along with sepals with an acute apex and reproductive organs that only have glandular hairs. Moreover, it is similar to G. uncinata’s curved spur. G. hawkingii is nested within the subgen. Tayloria clade as a sister group to all the other species of this subgenus. Therefore, both morphological and phylogenetic results strongly support G. hawkingii as a new species in the subgen. Tayloria.

Klíčová slova:

Brazil – Corolla – Flowers – Leaves – New species reports – Phylogenetic analysis – Phylogenetics – Sepals


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