Acta botánica mexicana
versão impressa ISSN 0187-7151
RODRIGUEZ, Aarón. Manfreda parva (Agavaceae), a new species from the state of Guerrero, Mexico. Act. Bot. Mex [online]. 2009, n.88, pp. 1-8. ISSN 0187-7151.
As a result of recent botanical collections in Mexico, Manfreda parva is described as a new species from the state of Guerrero. It is characterized by its small, linear and falcate leaves. Manfreda parva belongs to the M. guttata group and based on leaf characteristics it is similar to M. bulbulifera. However, M. parva has more leaves, the filaments are shorter, the perianth tube is larger and the perianth lobes are smaller than in M. bulbulifera. so far, the new species is known only from the Sierra de Taxco near the town of the same name.
Palavras-chave : Agavaceae; Manfreda; Mexico.