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Erythroxylum cogolloi (Erythroxylum cogolloi)


The description of Erythroxylum plowmanianum is emended,and the new species Erythroxylum cogolloi is described.Both species are endemics to the sub-montane forest of Colombia’s Middle Magdalena River Basin.Diagnostic characters are discussed,notes on distribution and illustration are provided for each species.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malpighiales

            • Family: Erythroxylaceae

              • Genus: Erythroxylum