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Revista mexicana de biodiversidad

On-line version ISSN 2007-8706Print version ISSN 1870-3453


RAMIREZ-ROA, Angélica  and  MARTINEZ, Esteban. Chrysothemis and Episcia (Gesneriaceae: Gesnerioideae: Episcieae), new records for the native flora of Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2011, vol.82, n.3, pp.762-766. ISSN 2007-8706.

Chrysothemis pulchella and Episcia lilacina (Gesneriaceae: Gesnerioideae: Episcieae) are reported for first time in the native flora of Mexico. Both species were found in Frontera Corozal, municipality of Ocosingo, Chiapas in tropical rain forest on karst substrate. With these records, the richness of the family Gesneriaceae in Mexico reach up 26 genera and 117 species.

Keywords : Chiapas; Frontera Corozal; Chrysothemis pulchella; Episcia lilacina.

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