Thirteen new species and two new combinations of Stevia (Asteraceae: Eupatorieae) from Mexico

Akiko Soejima, Tetsukazu Yahara, Kuniaki Watanabe

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Abstract

Thirteen new species of the genus Stevia are described and illustrated from Mexico: S. chilapensis, S. coahuilensis, S. crassifolia, S. ecatepecana, S. filodecaballoana, S. mascotensis, S. mexicana, S. oaxacana, S. oligophylla, S. potosina, S. rotundifolia, S. scabrelloides, and S. viejoana. In addition, two varieties, Stevia aschenborniana Sch. Bip. ex Klotzsch var. occidentalis Grashoff and S. palmeri A. Gray var. constricta Grashoff are herein redefined as being distinct species, S. occidentalis and S. constricta stat. nov. Stevia mexicana resembles Stevia trifida Lagasca but differs in the habit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)377-395
Number of pages19
JournalBrittonia
Volume53
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science

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