Brazil-endemic plant genus Mcvaughia highlights diversity in a unique biome

Source: Science Daily

A new species of the Brazil-endemic small genus Mcvaughia described as part of a extended revision of this unique group. Mcvaughia is a genus of the plant family Malpighiaceae comprising just three known species, all of which endemic to the unique and recently recognized Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests biome found in the Atlantic Forest and Caatinga domains in northeastern Brazil.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190211131449.htm