Griffinia liboniana É.Morren (1845:143)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Libonia bicolor Lem. in Jard. Fleur. 3: t. 290 (1952), nom. illeg.


Conservation Status

Rediscovered (fide Humphreys et al., 2019)



Bahia & Minas Gerais, Brazil


Biology & Ecology










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Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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