Primer registro de la familia Mazaceae (Lamiales) en Colombia y la clarificación de los sinónimos de Mazus pumilus

Palabras clave: Flora de Bogotá, flora exótica, flora urbana, Mazus


Mazaceae, una familia originaria de Asia y Oceanía, es reportada por primera vez para la flora colombiana, con Mazus pumilus (Burm.f.) Steenis. Esta especie se reconoce fácilmente por su hábito herbáceo, hojas arrosetadas, alternas, elípticas a obovadas, inflorescencias terminales, racemosas, flores bilabiadas con el labio superior bilobulado y el labio inferior trilobulado y fruto completamente encerrado por el cáliz. A la fecha, esta especie se ha registrado en tres departamentos de Colombia, creciendo entre el pavimento. Adicionalmente, aclaramos los sinónimos de este taxón.


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Fonseca-Cortés, A., & Peña-Torres, J. A. (2021). Primer registro de la familia Mazaceae (Lamiales) en Colombia y la clarificación de los sinónimos de Mazus pumilus. Darwiniana, Nueva Serie, 9(1), 245-253.
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