How to Cite

Daniel, T. (1993). A SYNOPSIS OF LOPHOSTACHYS (ACANTHACEAE) IN MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA. Selbyana, 14, 64–70. Retrieved from https://ojs.test.flvc.org/selbyana/article/view/122795


Four species ofthe neotropical genus Lophostachys are recognized in Mexico and Central
America: L. chiapensis, L. guatemalensis, L. uxpanapensis, and L. soconuscana. The latter species is newly
described from southeastern Chiapas in southern Mexico. An introduction to Lophostachys and its subfamilial affinities is followed by a description ofthe genus and a key to the four middle American species.
Notes on distributions, habitats, phenologies, and distinguishing morphological characters are provided for
each species.


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