A new species of Capparis L., C. irenae Fici, sp. nov., is described and illustrated from Tigapuluh Mts.,Riau Province of Sumatra, where it is known from a single locality in forest communities. The newspecies, belonging to Capparis sect. Monostichocalyx Radlk., is related to C. diffusa Ridl., differing inseveral characters as the glabrous twigs, longer petioles and leaves, flowers arranged in racemes withcataphylls at the base, longer petals hairy outside and longer filaments. Its affinities with other relatedtaxa and its conservation status are discussed. Moreover a distribution map of the new species and anidentification key to the species of Capparis recognized in Sumatra are provided.
|Numero di pagine||6|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2021|
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