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Isoglossa darbyshirei (Acanthaceae), a new plietesial species from the Albertine Rift (Rwanda, Burundi )

Journal Contribution - Journal Article

Isoglossa darbyshirei is described as a new species from Rwanda and Burundi. Its affinities to I. humbertii and I. laxiflora are discussed. Based on current knowledge I. darbyshirei is given a preliminary conservation assessment of Vulnerable (VUB2). The new species shows a plietesial life cycle that is briefly discussed. A key to the Isoglossa laxiflora-group is also provided.
Journal: Phytotaxa
ISSN: 1179-3155
Issue: 5
Volume: 438
Pages: 276-288
Number of pages: 13
Publication year:2020
Keywords:Plant sciences