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Nov
2008
A new species of Eugenia from southeastern Brazil
New Species | Magnoliopsida

Eugenia L. It is a genre with a large number of species belonging to the family Myrtaceae. I estimated about 500 species have been found in South America, 350 species cited in Brazil.

Eugenia marambaiensis MCSouza & MPMorim is a tree 7 m high. Leaves elliptic with the cuneiform. Blossom type Raceme, axillary or terminal. Fruit is a Baca 15 mm in diameter, red at maturity.

The species is present in southern Brazil (Rio di Janeiro) until west of Marambaia Restinga.

Source www3.interscience.wiley.com

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