A new species of Piper (Piperaceae) from the Seychelles
A new species of Piper (Piperaceae), P. silhouettanum, is described from the Anse Mondon river valley, Silhouette Island, Seychelles. This species is close to P. nigrum but distinguished by its different venation, glabrous leaves, persistent elongated stipules and reduced bracts. This species is restricted to one valley where it is found in 1.7 hectares.
|Keywords||Piper, Piperaceae, Seychelles, Silhouette|
|Journal||Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants|
|Rights||Released under the CC-BY 4.0 ("Attribution") License|
Gerlach, Justin. (2002). A new species of Piper (Piperaceae) from the Seychelles. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 47(2), 403–408.