Authors: Feuillet, Christian
Publication: Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Year: 2008
Genera: Episcia

Two new species of Episcia (Gesnenaceae) are described from the state of Amazonas in the Venezuelan Guayana Episcia duidae sp. nov resembles E. reptans in section Episcia by its flowers, but differs by us smaller vegetative parts and densely appressed-pubescent leaves Episcia rubra sp. nov resembles E. fimbriata and E. sphalera vegetatively, but differs by its red corollas. The latter three belong in subsection Trematanthera raised here to the rank of section.