Flora das cangas da Serra dos Carajás, Pará, Brasil: Lauraceae

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2018
Authors:P. L. R. de Moraes
Start Page:81
Keywords:FLONA Carajás, taxonomy

The Lauraceae found in the FLONA of Carajás (Pará, Brazil) comprise 32 species belonging to 11 genera: Aiouea (4), Aniba (4), Cassytha (1), Endlicheria (2), Kubitzkia (1), Licaria (2), Mezilaurus (2), Nectandra (5), Ocotea (9), Paraia (1) and Rhodostemonodaphne (1). However, only Aiouea myristicoides, Aniba williamsii, Cassytha filiformis, Kubitzkia mezii, Mezilaurus itauba, Nectandra cuspidata and Ocotea puberula were recorded in the iron-ore outcrops, while all the other species ocurred in the forest. We present here descriptions, identification keys, comments and illustrations regarding the species studied.

Alternate Journal:Rodriguésia
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