Taxonomic studies in the Miconieae (Melastomataceae). VI. Miconia santanana, a new species from Hispaniola
ABSTRACT Miconia santanana, which occurs in broad-leaved forests along streams of pineland habitats in the Cordillera Central of the Dominican Republic,
is described and illustrated. It is compared withM. ferruginea andM. adenocalyx, two presumed close relatives withinMiconia sect.Chaenopleura. Eco-geographic characterizations and a key are presented for these three species.