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Pinguicula lithophytica C. Panfet-Vald's & P. Temple (Lentibulariaceae Rich.), A New Species from the Central Region of Cuba

Panfet-Valdés, Cristina M. and Paul Temple

Carniv. Pl. Newslett. 37(3):90-93
Published September 2008

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Abstract

This paper describes and illustrates a new species of Pinguicula L. from the central region of Cuba: Pinguicula lithophytica C. Panfet-Valdés & P. Temple. The new species is included in the section Agnata, subgenus Isoloba, with morphological relationship to Pinguicula jackii Barnhart. This is only the second species of Pinguicula to have been found in the Macizo mountains of the Escambray, in Cienfuegos Province, growing on calcareous rock at an altitude exceeding 600 metres above sea level.

Keywords: New taxa: Cuba, Pinguicula lithophytica

Article Citation

Panfet-Valdés, Cristina M. and Paul Temple. 2008. Pinguicula lithophytica C. Panfet-Vald's & P. Temple (Lentibulariaceae Rich.), A New Species from the Central Region of Cuba. Carniv. Pl. Newslett. 37(3):90-93.

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