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LEIVA GONZALEZ, Segundo; MIONE, Thomas; YACHER, Leon  and  BRICENO ROSARIO, Jesús. Jaltomata andagarae (Solanaceae) a new species from Northern Peru. Arnaldoa [online]. 2019, vol.26, n.2, pp.473-484. ISSN 1815-8242.

We describe and illustrate in detail Jaltomata andagarae Leiva, S. & Mione (Solanaceae), a new species from northern Peru. Jaltomata andagarae is found in Andagara Mountain, Santiago de Chuco District, province of Santiago de Chuco, region of La Libertad, Peru, at 8º18’11.7" S and 78º 23’17.4" W, 4000 m of altitude; it has (2-) 3 flowers per node, corolla crateriform, 10-lobed, creamy white with a deep purple ring in the middle height of the corolla tube internally, glabrous externally and internally, free area of the staminal filaments creamy white surrounded by a covering of simple eglandular hairs deep purple that occupies 40-50% of the basal area, style creamy white, glabrous, 32-35 seeds per berry, shrubs 50-60 cm tall, glabrous, leaves lustrous. In addition to the description, we present the corresponding illustration, discuss its relations with other related species and include data on ethnobotany, geographical distribution and ecology, phenology, current status and uses of the species

Keywords : Jaltomata; new species; Solanaceae; northern Peru.

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