(Vol.17, 2014-12) A New Species of Mortoniodendron (Malvaceae sens. lat.) from Chiapas, Mexico
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The new species Mortoniodendron ocotense is described from northwestern Chiapas, Mexico, where it is a locally abundant tree on karst substrates in seasonal evergreen rain forest. It falls within a group with five previously described species, of which the most closely related is M. uxpanapense. A simplified key to the six species is presented.