Two new Pentaphylacaceae species from southern Central America

Daniel Santamaría-Aguilar, Missouri Botanical Garden
Laura P. Lagomarsino, Missouri Botanical Garden


© 2016, The New York Botanical Garden. We describe two new species of Pentaphylacaceae: Freziera monteverdensis from Costa Rica and Ternstroemia liesneriana from Panama. Line drawings, color images of living plants for one of the species, and discussions comparing the new species to their presumed closest relatives are provided.