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Henrik Balslev

Distichia acicularis sp. nov. – a new cushion forming Juncaceae from the high Andes of Ecuador

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Distichia acicularis is described as a new species of Juncaceae. It occurs in the high Andes of Ecuador between 3200 m and 4200 m above sea level. Its closest relative is D. muscoides Nees & Meyen from which it is distinct through its narrow, linear, mucronate leafblades and its 1–3 mm long auricles at the junction of the leafsheath to the blade.
Original languageEnglish
JournalNordic Journal of Botany
Volume6
Pages (from-to)151-155
Number of pages5
ISSN0107-055X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1986

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