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Caldasia

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TRUJILLO-C., WILLIAM  and  POSADA, RICARDO CALLEJAS. Piper andakiensis (Piperaceae) a new species from Amazonian slopes of the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. Caldasia [online]. 2015, vol.37, n.2, pp.261-269. ISSN 0366-5232.  http://dx.doi.org/10.15446/caldasia.v37n2.54379.

Piper andakiensis W. Trujillo & Callejas, sp. nov. (Piperaceae) is described and illustrated from the eastern foothills of the eastern cordillera in the the Colombian Andes, Departments of Caquetá and Putumayo (SE Colombia). The new species can be distinguished by the leaves lobed at the base and oblique, with divergent lobes that are shorter than the petioles, by the thick chartaceous leaf blades, with the stems, the upper surface of the leaf, petioles and peduncles glabrous, and by the presence of epidermic growths on petioles and petiolar margins, the taxonomic relationships of the species are discussed, comments on its distribution and ecology are presented and its diagnostic characters are illustrated.

Keywords : Piper; new species; Andean foothills; Colombia.

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