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31 August 2007 Tetrazygia decorticans (Miconieae, Melastomataceae), a new species from Cuba
Eldis R. Bécquer Granados
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Bécquer Granados, E. R.: Tetrazygia decorticans (Miconieae, Melastomataceae), a new species from Cuba [Novitiae florae cubensis 24], — Willdenowia 37: 313–317. — ISSN 0511-9618; © 2007 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem. doi:10.3372/wi.37.37120 (available via

Tetrazygia decorticans from central Cuba, a species new to science, is described and illustrated. Its position in Tetrazygia is discussed. The species is easily distinguished from other Cuban melastomes by its reddish bark that peels off in long laminar shreds.

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© 2007 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem.
Eldis R. Bécquer Granados "Tetrazygia decorticans (Miconieae, Melastomataceae), a new species from Cuba," Willdenowia 37(1), 313-317, (31 August 2007).
Published: 31 August 2007
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