Authors: Arzolla, Frederico Alexandre Roccia Dal Pozzo; Ramos de Paula, Glaucia Cortez; Chautems, Alain Philippe; Shepherd, George John
Publication: Biota Neotropica
Year: 2007
Genera: Sinningia

Sinningia gigantifolia Chautems is a rupicolous species restricted to the Serra da Mantiqueira and higher parts of the Serra do Mar in SE Brazil, ocurring mainly in forest formations. This note presents the first record of this species for São Paulo State, from the Serra do Baú, in São Bento do Sapucaí. A full species description, an analysis of its distribution and a revised key to the genus Sinningia for the Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo are provided.

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